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

By | August 30th, 2017|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page|

  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 [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 16 & 17th September 2017

By | August 21st, 2017|Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|

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 [...]

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

By | July 4th, 2017|Events|

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:  [...]

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River Thames Boat Project 2017 – a report by RTBP Education Coordinator Zaria Greenhill

By | July 4th, 2017|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page|

The River Thames Boat Project has returned to Hermitage Community Moorings twice this year so far: once in March, with St Peter’s London Docks school, pictured, and later in May with two schools from further afield: Grafton school from Barking and Dagenham and Stebon school from Tower Hamlets. The charity owns and operates the community barge [...]

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The Great Get Together — Horn soundings at Hermitage Moorings

By | June 20th, 2017|Events|

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 [...]

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