We're excited to be part of Open House again this year. We'll be open to the public 10:00-16:00 both Saturday and Sunday so pop by and say hello. We'll have two visiting boats, dutch sailing barge Volharding and tug Touchstone. See our listing here.
Just got given a handful of new photos from June’s open day. Available on flickr, but this is my favourite. Don’t forget to join us at our next Open Day on September 20th/21st where Tug Touchstone will be joining us
Hermitage is excited to welcome Thames Sailing Barge Pudge to our next open day. A Dunkirk little ship Pudge is usually based in Maldon, but will be available for you to climb aboard and ask her crew anything from her history to what she's like to sail. On Sunday we're offering a Foreshore Training course [...]
Highest tide we've seen on the moorings. So high the entrance gate was under water, flooding the electrics for an hour before the water fell enough for James to get in to fix.
Buildings all over London, usually closed to the public will be open throughout the weekend of 21st-22nd September as part of Open House. For the third year running, Hermitage Moorings is one of those. Highlights of this year will be our three visiting steam ships, and the chance to go on a river cruise! What's On: [...]
Traveling from the mouth of the Thames Estuary to the heart of London this moving fleet of vessels with perform using all manner of horns, bells, whistles and sirens. A sight and sound not to be missed. For more details see: The Thames Festival Click here for specific details on how HCM is involved in these [...]
One of it's last previews before heading up to Edinburgh join us for Almond Roca's Lost Cabaret:
Its the Wapping Shindig this weekend, why not come by Hermitage beforehand to visit our historic boats? We're open both Saturday and Sunday 10-4. With a cafe serving tea, coffee and cakes. For the kids among us, there's even an activity sheet.
We hold "Open Weekends" at HCM several times a year where we invite everyone to come and say hello, and see the boats close-up. Do join us for tea, coffee and cake! ++ April 6th-7th ++ July 13th-14th ++ Sept 21st-22nd (part of ) ++ Dec 14th
We are pleased to announce that the historic Thames Sailing Barge ‘Will’ is going to be opening to the public this weekend 27th and 28th June alongside the tug Touchstone.300px-Sb-will TOUCHSTONE Our regular Archeologist and foreshore expert Mike Webber will be on hand in the pierhouse to talk to visitors about recent mudlarking finds, on [...]