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Jo Cox – our message

By | June 17th, 2016|Hermitage Community Moorings|

  2016-06-16 Today is the saddest day of this close community. We have lost a dear, dear friend in the the most tragic and outrageous circumstances. We pay tribute to our amazing, wonderful and spirited member of this community. A beacon of hope who believed in love, friendship and values and that we all so [...]

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20th April 2016 – River Thames Boat Project

By | April 20th, 2016|Hermitage River Projects|

The team return, though without the Thames Venturer vessel since their skipper is sailing in Antarctica. Another successful classroom session in the Pier House for a group of 25 children from St Peter's London Docks school in Wapping. The children were river scientists collecting important data about pollutants in the Thames, part of an international [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 25th & 26th June 2016 [cancelled]

By | April 19th, 2016|Hermitage Community Moorings, Hermitage River Projects|

Update: Given recent events, we hope you understand that to give our community space to grieve, we felt it inappropriate to hold our open day this weekend. We welcome people who wish to leave flowers or a message for Jo – thank you, please place them by the gate. We look forward to seeing you [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 9th & 10th April 2016

By | April 5th, 2016|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|

The first Open Days of the year are taking place this weekend. Gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday We have motor tug Touchstone arriving from Chatham and open to visitors, a pop-up cafe in the pier house and of course the resident live-aboard boats to look at, mainly Dutch and English [...]

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Thames Venturer visits Hermitage

By | December 10th, 2015|Events, Hermitage River Projects|

The River Thames Boat Project has been kindly permitted to run Eco-Venturers, one of our environmental education programmes, at Hermitage Community Moorings. Thames Venturer will be arriving on Monday 5 and departing on Saturday 10 October with a group of up to 12 people from two different local community organisations. From Tuesday 6 to Friday [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 19th & 20th September 2015

By | August 25th, 2015|Events, Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|

This weekend is co-ordinated with the Open House London event, which showcases interesting buildings and architecture around London not usually open to the public. In this case, the floating pier house and the moorings of a community of live-aboard barges. http://events.londonopenhouse.org/building/17890 There will be a cafe with refreshments in the pier house, and archaelogy artefacts [...]

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West Sussex Young Adult Carers Volharding trip 30th – 31st May

By | August 3rd, 2015|Events, Hermitage River Projects|

Having kicked off the season with a 4 day Easter trip with the Southend young carers, we welcomed aboard a group of young adult carers who travelled up from West Sussex to Maldon for a weekend’s sailing along the Blackwater Estuary at the end of May. It was a trip eagerly anticipated by the carers and it proved [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 27th & 28th June 2015

By | July 9th, 2015|Events, Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|

Hermitage had two interesting historic vessels coming up the Thames to be here and open to visitors. The Thames sailing barge "Will" (built 1925, steel) and Tug "Touchstone" (built 1962).  All the resident vessels were here as usual, with information panels explaining their histories. The cafe in the pier house proved popular as usual. Another [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 14th/15th March 2015

By | March 12th, 2015|Events, Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|

Hermitage is excited to welcome Mike Webber back to the moorings to run two Mudlarking training courses. Saturday he’ll be taking guests down to the foreshore to look for hidden artifact from all periods of London’s history. Sunday you can then learn how to sort/identify your findings. More info/tickets available here Thames Sailing barge ‘Will’ [...]

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2015 open day dates & events

By | January 2nd, 2015|Events, Open Day|

2015 Open Days 14th/15th March 27th/28th June 19th/20th September (London Open House) Special Events March 8th - As part of the Thames Porpoise Survey, the Song of the Whale survey boat will be at Hermitage Moorings to show photos, sound bytes and more about the survey and all types of sealife found in the river. [...]

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