An Oral History of the Thames Lightermen

Photo of a Thames lighterman at work

"Tales from the Thames" is an oral history project focussing on the Thames Lightermen and Watermen, the people who have operated the boats on the Thames with a history going back hundreds of years.

Visit for more information about this film, made by digital-works, the excellent Arts & Education charity who work with schools, youth and community groups on digital media participation projects -

Tales from the Thames: An Oral History of the Thames Lightermen.
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