Watermans With Words

15 Sep 2017

Event times

From 6pm to 11pm

Cost of entry

Price ranges from £0-£10


Brentford, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus 65, 237, 267, and N9 all stop outside Watermans
  • Tube: South Ealing (Piccadilly) and Gunnersbury (District) at about 1 mile (Zone 3)
  • Train: Kew Bridge & Brentford (trains from Waterloo and Hounslow) are a 10 minute walk

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Watermans with Words
We’ve teamed up with North London’s ArchWay With Words Book Festival to bring you our very own mini book festival, themed around London and its river.


WATERMANS                                                                                                                             40 High Street Brentford, TW8 0DS                                                                                  Box Office/Info: 020 8232 1010                                                                                       Book Online: www.watermans.org.uk                                                                   Transport Nearest station: British Rail Kew Bridge, Brentford                                 Tube: Gunnersbury, District Line & London Overground or South Ealing, Piccadilly Line                                                                                                                                    Buses: 267, 237, and 65

Watermans with Words                                                                                                     Mini Book Fest                                                                                                                     Friday 15 Sept 2017, 6-11pm                        


Evening programme for Watermans with Words:

Ian Rawes: Listening to the Thames… at night, in 1933                                                     Time: 6pm                                                                                                                           Location: Theatre                                                                                                                       Ticket Price: £5                                                                                                           Description: Ian Rawes’ project The London Sound Survey is a glorious collection of sound recordings. In this event he presents vintage recordings of life on the Thames, starting in 1933 with a cruise along the river at night. This is a great opportunity to spend some time just listening, to rare recordings and a wonderful speaker

Griot Chinyere Nwaubani: Watery Tales                                                                          Time: 6:50pm & 7:50pm                                                                                          Location: Bar/theatre                                                                                                            Ticket Price: Free                                                                                                  Description: Griot brings tales of rivers, swamps, seas and other watery places, and brings us her unique vision of what great rivers bring to our community. Come and be swept away on a magical journey with her playful, lyrical stories that make the world that little bit more beautiful…

Caitlin Davies: Presents Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World             Time: 7pm                                                                                                                   Location: Theatre                                                                                                                    Ticket Price: £5                                                                                                               Description: Caitlin Davies presents a novel in progress, a fictionalised life story based on the lives of Victorian wild swimmers. Illuminating and entertaining, she will enchant you with her tales.

Iain Sinclair: Presents The Last London – the final chapter in his life-long odyssey    Time: 8pm                                                                                                                    Location: Theatre                                                                                                                                 Ticket Price: £10                                                                                                   Description: Iain Sinclair presents ‘The Last London’, the last book of his epic project documenting the peculiar magic of the river-city that has absorbed and obsessed him for most of his adult life. With a Q & A session and book signing.  

MA Students from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: Dramas Along the Thames                                                                                                                        Time: 9:30pm                                                                                                             Location: Theatre                                                                                                             Ticket Price: £3                                                                                                                                                  Description: This is a great opportunity to see new work from ten emerging  London playwrights presenting short dramatic works inspired by the Thames. Come and hear rehearsed readings of river stories.

15% Discount when you book 2 or more events together.

Watermans With Words is delighted to be working in partnership with The Kew and Sheen Bookshops who be selling signed copies of the books. hewsonbooks.co.uk

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