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The History of Wapping Trust

The History of Wapping Trust

Wappingites of all ages joined the History of Wapping Trust at Raine’s Hall last night for ‘Trust Night’ when they launched their new 2011 Christmas cards showing beautiful snowy photos of St George-in-the-East and St John’s Churchyard [...]

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Around the bend (and back again) in the Cabby Sailing Barge

Around the bend (and back again) in the Cabby Sailing Barge

Last Friday evening a lucky group of Wapping history enthusiasts were invited by Hermitage River Projects to go for a leisurely cruise down the river in the magnificent Thames Sailing Barge (SB) Cabby [...]

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Book review of ‘Piety and Piracy: The History of Wapping and St Katharine’s

Book review of ‘Piety and Piracy: The History of Wapping and St Katharine’s

The History of Wapping Trust launched their new book, ‘Piety and Piracy’ on 9th May at Raines Hall in Wapping with presentations from author Madge Darby and Trust member Ray Newton. Read Wapping resident Jo Cox’s book review and find out where to buy your copy [...]

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A Wapping book launch of Piety and Piracy on 9th May

A Wapping book launch of Piety and Piracy on 9th May

‘Piety and Piracy: The History of Wapping and St Katherine’s’ by Madge Darby will launch at a free event on Monday 9th May. From 7pm – 9pm at Raines Hall in Wapping the History of Wapping Trust will reveal what is possibly their best book yet [...]

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Ray Newton Shines a Light on the History of Wapping

Ray Newton Shines a Light on the History of Wapping

On a lovely bright autumn Sunday 25 local Wapping residents gathered at the Turks Head for a guided tour of historical Wapping by local historian Ray Newton. After a brief introduction by Gerardine Davies the intrepid adventurers set off for the eastern Wapping history walk [...]

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