By | January 17th, 2014|Flotsam|

This fairy tale barge was spotted during a trip to Holland. It conjures up images of damsels in distress, knights in shining armour, and dark dreary dungeons.

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By | December 18th, 2013|Flotsam|

Early morning 18th Dec'13. Look at the moon's reflection on the water !‏

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By | November 19th, 2013|Flotsam, Hermitage Community Moorings|

After being stranded in Belgium for weeks due to bad weather, we're excited to welcome our latest addition to the moorings, Labor Vincit!

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High Tide

By | November 6th, 2013|Events, Hermitage Community Moorings|

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.

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Open House – 21/22 September

By | August 29th, 2013|Events, Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|

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: [...]

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Swale Match 2013

By | August 13th, 2013|Flotsam, Hermitage Community Moorings|

The Kentish Sailing Association's Swale Match, now in it's 41st year, has become a tradition for the boats at hermitage. Congratulations to the following for their awards: Cabby, although not regularly moored at Hermitage she was crewed by some of our residents. Awarded 1st Brent Cup for Restricted Staysail Barges Stormvogel, looking beautiful after her [...]

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1513: A Ships’ Opera – September 14th

By | August 13th, 2013|Events|

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 [...]

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Lost Cabaret – Tuesday 23rd July

By | July 22nd, 2013|Events|

One of it's last previews before heading up to Edinburgh join us for Almond Roca's Lost Cabaret:

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This weekend – Open Day 13,14th July

By | July 8th, 2013|Events, Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|

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.

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Harbour porpoises

By | May 30th, 2013|Flotsam|

During a cruise up the Thames, we stopped just opposite Battersea park for some lunch, when someone said they saw dolphins. We all carefully watched the spot, and there they were again. Two small dorsal fins appeared briefly side by side, then disappeared again. They were swimming upstream against the tide but were quickly losing [...]

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