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Open Day Weekend – 22nd & 23rd June 2019

By | June 17th, 2019|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|

The June Open Days of 2019 will be taking place this weekend. It is a special occasion as 2019 is the tenth anniversary of the building of Hermitage Moorings. We have two vessels coming to Hermitage and open to the public, one, called "Korneliske Ykes II" , is sailing from The Netherlands, re-enacting a trading [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 23rd & 24th March 2019

By | March 7th, 2019|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|

The first Open Days of 2019 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 English river barges, and [...]

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River Thames Boat Project 2018 – a report by RTBP Education Manager Zaria Greenhill

By | March 6th, 2019|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, News|

The River Thames Boat Project has returned to Hermitage Community Moorings in 2018, with a record nine bookings. HRP funding of the previous schools fee of £260 (that covers just a part of the overall costs of delivering the days) has helped with uptake, as well as the big efforts by the project coordinator Zaria to [...]

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Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre 2017 & 2018

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

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 [...]

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Totally Thames 2018: Mother Danube

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

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 [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 22nd & 23rd Sept 2018

By | July 26th, 2018|Hermitage River Projects|

UPDATE: due to unforeseeable circumstances we have a different boat visiting, but still a Thames Sailing Barge - the "Will" (see picture below, in place of Lady Daphne pictured above). Will was built in 1925 in Yarmouth , made out of steel, and is one of the largest such barges at almost 30m long. The [...]

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Great Get Together at Hermitage

By | June 21st, 2018|Hermitage Community Moorings|

Tea & Cake in the Pierhouse this Saturday and Sunday

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Open Day Weekend – 23rd & 24th June 2018

By | May 21st, 2018|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|

  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 [...]

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

By | March 23rd, 2018|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page|

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 [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 24th & 25th March 2018

By | March 19th, 2018|Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|

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 [...]

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