Please see below EVENTS FOR 2024.  Please note, some events are for Members Only.

Please view details & book via our Eventbrite page:


If you do not wish to book online, please contact us and we will be happy to make your booking (our telephone number is on our "US" page via tab above or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post cheque to 10 Old Pye Street, London SW1P 2DG


Thursday 18 April, 5.00 p.m. and Tuesday 23 April, 5.00 p.m. – Tour of the Royal Parks Nursery (TTIS MEMBERS ONLY) – details (including Eventbrite password and meeting point) were in the most recent e-mail newsletter; please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need further information

Thursday 2 May, 6.00 p.m. - Talk on 'The Magical History of Lost London' at Westminster Archives, 10 St Ann's Street, London SW1P 2DF

Saturday 18 May, 11.00 a.m. – A Stroll Around Medieval Westminster – the author of Vic Keegan’s Lost London 1 and 2 will walk you around ancient Thorney Island, pointing out the precursor of Big Ben, two prisons, a shanty town, a wine-spilling fountain and lots more hidden treasures

Tuesday 28 May, 3.00 p.m. - Tour of the Cricket Pavilion in Vincent Square with Architect Ptolemy Dean, Vincent Square, SW1P 2PW

Tuesday 25 June, 6.30 p.m. – The Society’s Summer Party – 55 Broadway, London SW1H 0BB

Friday 5 July, 3.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. – Benjamin Franklin House: An Architectural Tour – explore the Georgian features of the house, along with its fascinating history, encompassing Franklin’s long residence (1757–75), the Hewson anatomy school and the comprehensive conservation project that saved it from dereliction

Saturday 14 September, 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. - TTIS Archives Open House Day - Drop in and learn about Thorney Island with 2 talks at 12 noon and 2 p.m. on "Whatever happened to the historic River Tyburn", 10 Old Pye Street, London SW1P 2DG

Tuesday 15 October, 2.00 p.m. - TTIS Silver Sunday Talk at The Cinnamon Club, (MEMBERS ONLY) The Old Westminster Library, 30-32 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU

Tuesday 5 November, 6.30 p.m. – The Society's 38th AGM – 55 Broadway, London SW1H 0BB  (Speaker tbc)

Monday 2 December, 6.30 p.m. – The Society’s Christmas Party – Chapel Suite, Blue Orchid Wellington Hotel, 71 Vincent Square, SW1P 2PA


Recordings of many of our previous Zoom talks can be viewed on our YouTube channel


Disclaimer:  The views and opinions expressed at the Society's events are those of the speakers and guides and do not necessarily reflect the stance of The Thorney Island Society.