The Big Freeze

The Big Freeze

This is not a sight you would expect to see in London but this man is taking a leaf out of the Eskimo's book and going ice fishing on the Thames. January of 1963 is on record as the coldest month of the 20th century in the United Kingdom. People took to frozen rivers and lakes to skate and play ice hockey and even the sea froze over in some spots

Film: Selected Originals - Freeze-Up All Round