Thames Sailing Barge Pudge in blackwater
  • Date: 2nd August 2022 - 3rd September 2022
  • Every day
  • Location: Medway Archives Centre , 32 Bryant Road
    Strood
    ME2 3EP
  • Cost: Free

Closed on Wednesdays and Sundays.

This exhibition looks at the history of the sailing barge and the future for the vessel.

Opening hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 12.30pm
  • Wednesday and Sunday: closed

No booking required.

The Thames sailing barge was once a common sight on the east coast of Britain. The flat-bottomed barges were perfectly adapted to the shallow waters and narrow tributary rivers of the Thames Estuary and the River Medway. 

Talk: 100 years in the life of Thames sailing barge Pudge

16 August 2022

Medway Archives Centre.

Find out more about the 100 years in the life of Thames sailing barge Pudge talk.