Posts tagged with: #london

Crew Update: Round Britain Day 21

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Tanya Ferry reflects on leaving the Thames for the final part of the eXXpedition Round Britain journey to Plymouth: “Today we leave the Thames, which for me is a sad moment. But, excitingly we are able to use the Manta trawl, this will be the first time it has been […]

Crew Update: Round Britain Day 20

What was it really like to sail through Tower Bridge? eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Deborah Maw fills us in: “We arrived in London today in a state of huge excitement – we had permission to go through London Bridge. We were all on watch at some time during the night but no one wanted […]

Flotsam Weaving in London

During our eXXpedition Round Britain journey, we are running outreach events in each port! In London, one of our events in an exciting, family-friendly Flotsam Weaving workshop with artist Jo Atherton. Join artist Jo Atherton on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September 2017 at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich to create a huge shoal of […]

Plastic Pollution and the Thames

eXXpedition Round Britain is working with some great partners during our journey around the British Isles. One of these partners is the Port of London Authority who are working hard to improve environmental conditions on the Thames, through their Cleaner Thames campaign and through supporting relevant projects, such as eXXpedition Round Britain! In fact, the […]

eXXpedition Director and Sea Dragon Skipper Emily Penn at TedXEastEnd

Hear from eXXpedition Director and Sea Dragon Skipper Emily Penn at TedXEastEnd. What can we learn about resilience from remote small island communities? Emily’s work and passion for conservation have taken her around the world, from picking up 56 tonnes of garbage to researching the impact of plastic pollutants on women’s health. In this talk […]