Whats involved with an open day?
Each boat has a plaque explaining its history (most of them are around 100 years old), and residents are around to answer any questions about what its like living onboard.
Don’t be shy with the questions, we’ve heard most of them before….Do you have electricity/internet/TV? Does it move? Why did you decide to move onto a boat? etc.
Once you’re finished seeing the boats relax in the cafe with a tea/coffee and slice of cake; try your hand at knot tying on the rope board; or attempt an activity sheet.
Open Days in 2023
Hermitage Moorings will hopefully be open to the public from 11:00 – 16:00 in March June & September on the following weekends (usually around the 20th of the month).
- March 18th & 19th 2023
- June 17th & 18th 2023
- Sept 16th & 17th 2023
The September weekend usually coordinates with London Open House.
See <Home> page for details of what is happening on the days, including the visiting boat.
Other events at Hermitage
There are “Repair Cafes” planned for the following dates. They are held in the afternoon (see below for hours) and offer a drop-in opportunity to get help or share knowledge about fixing household items. People who own boats are usually adept at this skill, out of necessity!
2023 dates for Repair Cafes
- January 29th 2-4pm
- March 25th 12-2pm
- May 28th 2-4pm
- Sept 24th 2-4pm
- Nov 26th 2-4pm
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