What is The Line? The Line is London’s first dedicated public art walk and features a wealth of wildlife and extraordinary local history. The route runs between Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford and The O2 in Greenwich, following the waterways and the line of the Greenwich Meridian. It is a place where everyone can explore art, nature, and heritage for free.
One Step at a Time ‘One Step at a Time’ is a 4-week programme of walks for people experiencing a wide range of health issues including those with feelings of anxiety and social isolation, those wishing to get more active and get out of the house.
The guided walks are:
Once a week for 4 weeks (with the opportunity to sign up again for another 4 weeks)
Led by a friendly and knowledgeable local guide
Made up of small, friendly groups
Short, on flat ground and in safe surroundings
Suitable for a range of abilities, including people with additional access and participation needs and those who have done little or no exercise before
Developed in consultation with social prescribers, link workers and health care experts
Held at the same time and place each week
FIRST WALK STARTS THURSDAY 10th JUNE
Walks run weekly on Thursday afternoons from June 10th 2021. The programme offers two types of walk:
1. Ambler – meeting 12pm – gentle paced with regular pauses to sit, reflect and make conversation (20 mins max walking time) 2. Explorer – meeting 2.30pm – medium paced along the waterways, with varied terrain, and time to talk with others (45 mins max walking time)
Who can join To join our 4-week walk programme you must be:
Able to walk for 20 (there are benches along the route and we will stop to look at things too)
Accompanied by your carer or support worker if you require one
Meet other people
Enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature close to home
See some fantastic art
Explore local heritage and wildlife
Discover new walking routes on your doorstep
Enjoy the benefits of walking for fitness and improved wellbeing
Where: The weekly sessions start from Stratford High Street (by Dane’s Yard Tower) where you will be met by your host from The Line and explore stretches of The Line art walk, followed by free refreshments to be enjoyed as a group.
For more information or to chat things through please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 3488 9250.