Tales from the Riverbank exhibition

The Tales from the Riverbank exhibition is being shown in libraries and other exhibition spaces around the Brecks during 2023-2024. See Swim history project plans and previous events for the latest information on where it can be seen, and read more in Project Updates. You can download the text for all six panels of the exhibition (Word.docx 6 pages). Click on the images for a larger view.

The exhibition is complemented by the film also made by young historians at Ancient House Museum with filmmaker Lewis Wickwar, which you can watch on the BFER YouTube channel.

You can see one of the swimming photos that appears in a panel here in a Facebook post by the newspaper, https://www.facebook.com/TandBTimes/photos/a.475858179111794/2108671815830414/

Exhibition pop-up panels in Thetford Library. Designed by Kate Plant, printed by Rock Solid Graphics. Each panel is 850 mm wide, 2 m tall, and stands upright.

The project also has some other A1 display panels used at earlier drop in sessions, and one all-weather panel.

leaflet available at exhibition (all text also on this page)

The leaflet that accompanies the exhibition, available to download (PDF, A5)

The exhibition is organised by the Tales from the River project, part of The Brecks Fen Edge & Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme (BFER), supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

logos NHLF and BFER

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