Time: 18:30 – 20:00
Of Soil and Water, the King’s Cross Pond Club is due to open this spring, while plans are afoot for a floating bath at Temple Stairs on the Embankment.
Why the resurgence in outdoor swimming? Join Caitlin Davies, author of Downstream, a new history and celebration of swimming in the Thames, for a panel discussion on urban swimming past, present, and future.
Panellists include Ness Knight, who in 2013 became the first woman to swim the length of the non-tidal Thames, Anna Strongman from the developer, Argent who will talk about King’s Cross Pond Club, and Chris Romer-Lee, co-founder of the Thames Baths Project.
Meeting Point: Staff Restaurant, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Tickets cost £8.
Space is limited so please book your ticket in advance at: http://www.bl.uk/events/wild-swimming-in-the-city.