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Special Season: Mayflower 400 – Rotherhithe Illuminated! A Legacy Lighting Scheme To Commemorate Rotherhithe’s Key Role In The Mayflower Story

Rotherhithe Illuminated

In this fourth and final part of our mini-series designed to be part of the wonderful Mayflower 400 commemorations—we shine a light, literally and metaphorically, on the historic Rotherhithe on the banks of The Thames. This fascinating and sometimes overlooked London gem has a stunning history that dates back many centuries. Christopher Jones—the Master and…

Special Season: Mayflower 400 – City Of London Common Councilman Mark Wheatley On The Historical & Present Day Significance Of The Mayflower’s Journey To The New World & Planned Celebrations

Mark Wheatley Image on Your London Legacy Podcast

In the second part of this special miniseries designed to celebrate 400 years since the Mayflower set sail from our shores for America, I was honoured to have been invited to chat with Mark Wheatley at the stunning Guildhall in The City of London. Since 2013 Mark has represented the Ward of Dowgate within the…

Special Season: Mayflower 400 – Jason Sandy & I Go Back In Time On The Thames To The Very Place The Mayflower Began It’s Historic Journey To The New World

Jason Sandy Search for Mayflower Rotherhithe

When I first met Jason Sandy way back in Jan 2018, he offered one day to take me down to the Thames foreshore to go Mudlarking with him. Having seen Jason’s incredible collection of ancient artifacts he’d collected over the years, I knew this was something I would really love to you. Finally, the opportunity…

Tessa Hunkin Is London’s Foremost Mosaicist & Is Leaving Her Legacy At Iconic Locations Around Our City & Helping The Wider Community Through Her Stunning Art Projects

Image of Tessa Hunkin on Your London Legacy

Tessa trained and worked as an architect until 1989 when she joined forces with Emma Biggs at the recently founded Mosaic Workshop in Holloway London. The workshop undertook a range of commissions for public and private clients, including Terence Conran, Baby Spice, the Sultan of Oman, and Aston Villa football club. Tessa has worked on…