These are scenes from a wet and windy Beale Park Thames Boat Show today (Friday) – the weather was so bad the public were turned away for safety reasons, the security folks said.
I gather tomorrow is expected to be much better!
However I have an urgent message for show attendees. On your way out, if you get a chance to see it don’t miss the World of Boats permanent exhibition curated by ex-Boat Building Academy student Michael Tyler. The exhbition is not yet complete, but nevertheless it’s equipped with some very interesting craft, and well worth half an hour or an hour of anyone’s time. I’ve posted a couple of photos below: