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Totally Thames 2018: Mother Danube

Join performance storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton and musician Emma Clare on a magical journey across Europe evoking the River Danube for a week of free performance at various unique and riverside locations as part of Totally Thames 2018. Join them at Hermitage on Thursday 27th Sept at 7pm. To book this free event go to [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, News|0 Comments

Open Day Weekend – 22nd & 23rd Sept 2018

This September we welcome traditional Thames sailing barge Lady Daphne to Hermitage. Lady Daphne is a wooden spritsail barge built in 1923 in Rochester, just over 90 foot long and 21 foot on the beam. In 1932 an engine was first fitted, on the port side (it being generally not easy to fit a central [...]

12th & 13th May 2018 – Ship-Keeping weekend at Cutty Sark

Hermitage River Projects is pleased to be able to sponsor and support the programme lead by National Historic Ships for participants to experience and learn traditional maritime skills. The event is based at Cutty Sark in Greenwich an takes place 12th & 13th May 2018. Follow the link below to find out more and book [...]

By | March 23rd, 2018|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page|Comments Off on 12th & 13th May 2018 – Ship-Keeping weekend at Cutty Sark

15th & 16th July 2017 – Filmmaking Workshop for 14-18 year olds

A two day workshop for filmmaking and training in the pier house at Hermitage Community Moorings, aimed at teenagers with a budding interest in filmmaking, with a focus on the River Thames and run by professional filmmakers; sponsored by Hermitage River Projects. Between 10am and 5pm, price £10 Contact Amy Pryor on: 020 76798855  email:  [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on 15th & 16th July 2017 – Filmmaking Workshop for 14-18 year olds

The Great Get Together — Horn soundings at Hermitage Moorings

Each day of the Great Get Together, we sounded the ships' horns at Hermitage Moorings for two minutes. One video and two sound recordings from different days and vantage points are here: -- Saturday's sound recording was made next to a memorial bell made in Jo's memory. -- Sunday's sound recording was taken from [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on The Great Get Together — Horn soundings at Hermitage Moorings

The Great Get Together — vigil in Hermitage memorial gardens

On Friday evening we gathered in Hermitage memorial gardens to celebrate the memory of Jo. We were joined in speeches by John Biggs (Mayor of Tower Hamlets), Jim Fitzpatrick (MP for Poplar and Limehouse), Rushanara Ali (MP for Bethnal Green and Bow), Abdal Ullah (local resident & secretary of Wapping Bangladeshi Association & Wapping Mosque), Norwaz Choudhury [...]

By | June 17th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on The Great Get Together — vigil in Hermitage memorial gardens

16th – 18th June 2017 The Great Get Together

Varous gatherings and celebrations are taking place in Wapping, from Friday afternoon through to Sunday evening. See timetable of events attached. GreatGetTogether.org    

By | June 16th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on 16th – 18th June 2017 The Great Get Together

Open Day Weekend – 24th & 25th June 2017

Gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday We have one visiting vessel (TSB Centaur, see below) coming to Hermitage and open to visitors, a pop-up cafe in the pier house and of course the resident live-aboard boats to view close up, mainly Dutch and English river barges, and all in navigable condition [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 24th & 25th June 2017

Open Day Weekend – 18th & 19th March 2017

The first Open Days of 2017 will be taking place soon. 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 view close up, mainly Dutch and English [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 18th & 19th March 2017

Open Day Weekend – 17th & 18th Sept 2016

The September Open Days at Hermitage are scheduled to coincide with Open House weekend in London. We have two historic vessels visiting for the weekend, steam tug Portwey and fireboat Massey Shaw. Steam tug Portwey is a twin-screw coal-fired vessel built in 1927 and of dimensions 24.4m x 5.94m x 2.74m draft. She was built [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 17th & 18th Sept 2016