Sailing and canoeing on the River Thames in Kingston

The History (and Future) of the Queen’s Promenade

An evening talk by Tim Harrison

Editor of the local newspaper ‘The Good Life’

Wednesday 8 February 2023

8.00 pm Minima Yacht Club

Bar from 7:30 pm

The Queen’s Promenade was completed in 1854 and opened by Queen Victoria in 1856 when she was passing through the borough (there is a story behind this which Tim will explain). The promenade has been a much-loved open green space ever since, with hundreds of thousands of people walking along on a daily basis, feeding the ducks, or just watching the river go by.

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