Mudlarking – Lara Maiklem

Artwork Slide
Artwork Slide

Tue, 20 October 6:00pm

For thousands of years people have lost their possessions and dumped their rubbish in the River Thames, making it the longest and most varied archaeological site in the world.  Lara Maiklem, known as the London Mudlark, has scoured it’s shores for over fifteen years in pursuit of these objects.  In Mudlarking, Lara presents a history of an old city and its people told through the objects found along the banks of the River Thames.

Maiklem’s enthusiasm is infectious, and her reimagining of the lives of those who parted with these items is an illuminated joy – i newspaper

Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s with free postage.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA

A selection of unsigned books, some discounted, can be ordered here: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/collection/OffTheShelf2020_FestivalOfWords/-186695
Books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk

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