Raj is a character based on a dockworker in the 1800s. Listen to Raj’s story to explore the history of London and paint a picture of life along the Thames. Hear about dockworker pay, housing and communities and learn more about the dockworker’s job - the science of loading and unloading ships, and what happens to cargoes once they come into London.

To learn more about life on board Cutty Sark – and meet the other crew members – visit the Maritime Home Learning page

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Family activities to do at home

From craft activities to bedtime stories, explore ways to keep your little ones entertained at home