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Discover more about what we've been up to at the creek, how you can get involved and what creatures and plants are living in and around Deptford Creek!

KS2 teachers - join us for a walk to the river mouth on our KS2 River Mouth Walk activity!

7th February 2024

Our Low Tide school sessions are nearly booked out for 23/24 - click here to read about a session that can take place even when the tide is high in Deptford Creek. 

O tidings of the Creek

3rd March 2023

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Visit Deptford Creek for London Rivers Week 2022

24th June 2022

Celebrate London's waterways this July! We will be hosting 2 events during London Rivers Week which will help you to better understand and connect with the our local river. 

STEM Club at Creekside

3rd March 2022

Last autumn we developed a series of STEM activities - so far almost 100 young people have spent over 400 hours learning about engineering and wildlife! Read on to find out what they have been learning about...

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season! 

30th November 2021

Low Tide Walk Vouchers now available.

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Top marks for Creekside

29th July 2021

The results are in from our first 2 months of school visits since lockdown lifted. And they don’t disappoint! 

Tideway film spotlights Creekside

22nd July 2021

New film showcases the Creek's history, incredible engineering and how we are building a legacy for people and wildlife

New Funding for Creekside Charity

8th July 2021

Creekside Discovery Centre has been awarded £18k by the Deptford Challenge Trust


£120k Tideway boost!

2nd June 2021

Creekside Discovery Centre is launching a legacy partnership with Tideway, the super sewer builders today

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Ikea creates Creekside hero

26th May 2021

Creekside in new Ikea Ad calls on all of us to be wildlife heros!

Stop Press

19th May 2021

Carry on up the Creek!

Creekside Discovery Centre Founder, Jill Goddard talks to the Port of London Authority about favourite places and all things tidal.

Read the full article here

Swan drama in the Creek!

17th April 2020

Over the last few weeks the wildlife in and around the Creek has becoming ever more active - none more so than the swans. Here we detail the ups and downs that our resident swans, Queenie and Buster, have experienced recently. But be warned, they are not the only characters in this drama!

Christmas cards by Creekside Discovery Centre

13th November 2019

Why not gift a low tide walk as a Christmas present as well - probably one of the most unusual experiences in London!