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Thames River Services, Low Summer Timetable, 1st April 2019

Thames River Services are now operating the Low Summer Timetable. The last sailing will depart Westminster Pier at 16:00, St. Katharine Pier at 16:20 & Greenwich Pier at 17:00. The service to the Thames Flood Barrier also returns today. Five cruises each day will continue from Greenwich downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier before returning to Greenwich & Central London. Low Summer Timetable (Operating 1st April-28th October 2019) Westminster Pier Departures To Greenwich Pier  10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 To Greenwich Pier & Thames Barrier*  10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 St. Katharine

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Thames Barrier Cruises 2019
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Thames Barrier Cruises

The Thames River Services Summer Timetable returns on the 1st April 2019 & cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier will operate daily until late October 2019.

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Old Royal Naval College, The Painted Hall Re-Opening
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The Painted Hall Reopening

The Royal Hospital for Seamen was designed by Sir Christopher Wren with assistance from Nicolas Hawksmoor. The design for the hospital included a Chapel & a large dining area (The Painted Hall). The young artist James Thornhill was commissioned to paint the hall. The agreed price was £1 per yard (roughly one square meter) for the walls & £3 per yard for the ceilings, after 19 year’s Thornhill had painted over 40,000 square feet earning him £6,685 & a Knighthood from King George I. The ceiling of the Lower Hall depicts “The Triumph of Peace & Liberty over Tyranny.” Historical

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