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Open Day Weekend – 17th &18th Sept 2022

Hermitage welcomes the historic vessel Havengore for the September open days weekend, in the year of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. It will be open to visitors during the normal open day hours of 11am to 4pm. Havengore was specially commissioned by the Port of London Authority in 1954 to act both as its flagship and principal [...]

By | September 1st, 2022|Events, HCM Front Page, Hermitage Community Moorings, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, News, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 17th &18th Sept 2022

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|Comments Off on Totally Thames 2018: Mother Danube

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

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

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:  [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on 15th & 16th July 2017 – Filmmaking Workshop for 14-18 year olds

The Great Get Together — Horn soundings at Hermitage Moorings

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 [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on The Great Get Together — Horn soundings at Hermitage Moorings

The Great Get Together — vigil in Hermitage memorial gardens

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 [...]

By | June 17th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on The Great Get Together — vigil in Hermitage memorial gardens

16th – 18th June 2017 The Great Get Together

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

By | June 16th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on 16th – 18th June 2017 The Great Get Together

Open Day Weekend – 18th & 19th March 2017

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 [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 18th & 19th March 2017

Open Day Weekend – 17th & 18th Sept 2016

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 [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 17th & 18th Sept 2016

Open Day Weekend – 9th & 10th April 2016

The first Open Days of the year are 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 look at, mainly Dutch and English [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|Events, Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 9th & 10th April 2016