Free Storytelling for Kids this March on MBNA Thames Clippers

Free Storytelling for Kids this March on MBNA Thames Clippers

"Tales on the Thames" storytelling sessions feature children's' classics from Walker Books. London's fastest and most frequent river bus service, MBNA Thames Clippers has teamed up with leading children's publisher, Walker Books, for a series of weekly storytelling sessions in March.

To celebrate World Book Day (1 March) much loved kids' classics will be brought to life on Friday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd March. The new 'Tales on the Thames' series is aimed at pre-schoolers, and will feature titles including We're Going on a Bear Hunt (by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury) and Owl Babies (by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson).MBNA Thames Clippers - Tales on the Thames

Included in the usual ticket price, story seekers can enjoy the 'Tales on the Thames' storytelling on the first four Fridays in March, joining the RB2 westbound service departing London Bridge City Pier at 1015 and calling at piers through to Battersea Power Station Pier, or the RB2 eastbound service, departing Battersea Power Station Pier at 1045 for its return journey to London Bridge City Pier.

Adults can touch in and out with Oyster or contactless, to pay as you go at any pier along the route. TfL Travelcard holders enjoy a third off the standard fare and kids under five travel for free.

As the children enjoy the excitement of story time on the river, parents can grab a coffee from the on board bar. With free travel for children under five, easy access for buggies and toilet and baby changing facilities on board, MBNA Thames Clippers boats are a comfortable and hassle-free option for exploring the capital with young families.

MBNA Thames Clippers is London's leading river boat service, connecting many of the capital’s top attractions and providing passengers with the chance to take in the iconic London skyline from the river along the way. An adult single Oyster/contactless ticket in the Central zone costs £6.50. Also available is the Family River Roamer ticket, allowing unlimited all-day hop-on, hop-off access to MBNA Thames Clippers after 9am in the Central and East zones, for two adults and up to three children, costing £32.60 when booked online.

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Free Storytelling for Kids this March on MBNA Thames Clippers

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