New Limehouse figure by Antony Gormley

manA new landmark has appeared in the river at Limehouse.

It’s life-size metal figure of a man from Antony Gormley’s Another Time series and stands on a mooring post near the shore.

The residents of Narrow Street on the north bank have the best view.

The man, who at high tide today did not disappear, could be thought on occasion to be standing or walking on water.

The best view from the Thames Path on the Rotherhithe bank is at Pageants Stairs  near Lavender Dock entrance. The figure is seen just downstream from The Grapes pub opposite.

Eel Pie Island open day

Eel Pie Island is holding its Summer Open Studios on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 11am-6pm.

This is an opportunity to explore the island, which has a boatyard, and to buy original artwork directly from the resident artists. Credit cards are not accepted.

Access is from the Twickenham bank and not the towpath.