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The Great Get Together — vigil in Hermitage memorial gardens

By | June 17th, 2017|Events|

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 [...]

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16th – 18th June 2017 The Great Get Together

By | June 16th, 2017|Events|

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

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Open Day Weekend – 24th & 25th June 2017

By | May 17th, 2017|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|

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 [...]

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River Thames Society Annual Award

By | April 10th, 2017|Flotsam|

Hermitage is delighted to have received the Shield this year. It is an award to an individual or group of individuals, organisation or corporate body, for making the most significant contribution to the well being of the River Thames during the calendar year. The 2016 award was accepted by Anne Wainwright on behalf of Hermitage [...]

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Open Day Weekend – 18th & 19th March 2017

By | March 9th, 2017|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|

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 [...]

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Misty mooring

By | January 24th, 2017|Flotsam, Hermitage Community Moorings|

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Christmas message

By | December 5th, 2016|Flotsam|

Wishing you a peaceful Christmas and New Year from everyone at Hermitage

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Open Day Weekend – 17th & 18th Sept 2016

By | September 6th, 2016|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|

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 [...]

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Jo Cox – our message

By | June 17th, 2016|Hermitage Community Moorings|

  2016-06-16 Today is the saddest day of this close community. We have lost a dear, dear friend in the the most tragic and outrageous circumstances. We pay tribute to our amazing, wonderful and spirited member of this community. A beacon of hope who believed in love, friendship and values and that we all so [...]

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20th April 2016 – River Thames Boat Project

By | April 20th, 2016|Hermitage River Projects|

The team return, though without the Thames Venturer vessel since their skipper is sailing in Antarctica. Another successful classroom session in the Pier House for a group of 25 children from St Peter's London Docks school in Wapping. The children were river scientists collecting important data about pollutants in the Thames, part of an international [...]

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