Category Archives: Events

Events such as historical events, races, exhibitions, processions, regattas and so on.

The Barge Parade in Docklands this weekend

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This weekend’s Barge Parade, all tied up in West India Dock. Nine in a row isn’t a sight you see too often…┬áRead all about it at the Barge Parade website!

Thanks for the photo, Nigel of Bexley!

PS – here’s a very nice time lapse video from Repertor during the parade.

Penlee RNLI medal lost, suspected stolen

This is such a sad story. If you see it or hear about a medal that could be this one, please contact the appropriate authorities.

Lost Penlee medal

Lugworm chronicler Ken Duxbury has crossed the bar

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Legendary small boat cruiser, author, boat builder and artist Ken Duxbury sadly passed away on Wednesday at the age of 92. Here’s Dick Wynne’s short obituary on the Lodestar Books website.┬áNo doubt more will follow…

For more information see the Lodestar page devoted to the wonderful Lugworm Chronicles, which describe how he and B, his wife, gave up the rat race, cruised the Greek islands, sailed back to the UK and then explored the Hebrides.