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20th & 21st March 2010 11am – 4pm

Experience London’s maritime heritage, visit traditional river craft and historic vessels at Hermitage and learn about the archaeology and history of the Thames foreshore at this open weekend in Wapping, a short stroll from the Tower of London.

This is a unique opportunity to discover more about the river, see an exhibition and films about the river’s past, listen to oral histories from people that worked on the Thames and have access to historic river craft. This event is organised in association with the Thames Discovery Programme.

About Hermitage River Projects

Hermitage River Projects is a dynamic river-based charity dedicated to increasing access to and broadening understanding of the tidal Thames. Based at Hermitage Wharf in historic Wapping just downstream of Tower Bridge in central London, Hermitage River Projects is committed to changing the way that people see and use the river, offering a unique view of London’s liquid history

This open weekend is open to everyone and is completely free. No need to book!

Where to Find Hermitage River Projects

Hermitage Moorings
16 Wapping High Street
London
E1W 1NG