Hermitage River Projects

/Hermitage River Projects

Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre 2017 & 2018

Hermitage River Projects contributed a grant to support the programme at the centre in Shadwell, located just a mile downstream from Hermitage. The Centre’s work with young people started with a summer programme in 1976. Today it remains important to continue to provide much needed activities for young people in the school summer holidays. In [...]

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

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 [...]

Open Day Weekend – 23rd & 24th June 2018

  The dates are set for the June Open Days of 2018. Gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday We have steam vessel VIC56 visiting us over the weekend, coming up from Chatham, under steam. She is a "Victualling Inshore Craft" built in 1945 in Faversham Kent, as part of the war [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 23rd & 24th June 2018

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

Open Day Weekend – 24th & 25th March 2018

The first Open Days of 2018 will be 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 view close up, mainly Dutch and [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 24th & 25th March 2018

eXXpedition – Open Boat at St Katharine Pier 31st Aug -1 Sept 2017 – SV Sea Dragon

  http://exxpedition.com/about-2/the-science/ St Katharine Docks is pleased to host eXXpedition, Thames Estuary Partnership, Hermitage River Projects, the Port of London Authority, Kids Against Plastic, Thames21 and #OneLess for a two-day event exploring the problem of marine plastic pollution and the role we all play in contributing to the problem and what we can all do [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page|Comments Off on eXXpedition – Open Boat at St Katharine Pier 31st Aug -1 Sept 2017 – SV Sea Dragon

River Thames Boat Project ‘Eco-Venturers’ Workshops

What’s Eco-Venturers? 'Eco-Venturers' is a primary school day-long workshop for KS2, aimed at supporting children's learning towards ecoschool status, or indeed a future in a sustainable society. We welcome one class per day and children do a carousel of engaging activities at Hermitage Community Moorings in small groups. What do children learn? the [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Hermitage River Projects|Comments Off on River Thames Boat Project ‘Eco-Venturers’ Workshops

Open Day Weekend – 16 & 17th September 2017

The September Open Days at Hermitage are scheduled to coincide with Open House weekend in London. Gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday We have two historic vessels visiting for the weekend, fireboat Massey Shaw and steam tug Portwey, shown here at Hermitage, both twin-scew configurations, one diesel powered the other coal [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 16 & 17th September 2017

Education

Education at Hermitage Hermitage River Projects hosts educational programs, giving the resources of the pier house and the visitor berths to be used to deliver unique classes on the Thames. There is a focus on the tidal Thames, and in this area in particular - the Pool of London, a very historic part of the [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Hermitage River Projects|Comments Off on Education