Future events - dates for your diaries:

24th April

"The Maiden Factor"

Round the World sailor Tracy Edwards has kindly agreed to give us a talk on "The Maiden Factor" /www.themaidenfactor.org 28 years ago Tracy and her all women crew sailed "Maiden" into St Katharine Docks after coming second in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Tracy's talk will be held in the Dickens Suite and it will be the prelude to the re-launch of Maiden at St Kats Marina in September this year - more details to follow.

 

10th - 12th May

The London on Water Show

The show returns to the Marina this time with an all new "floating village" - FOSKD members will be given complimentary entry to the floating village and boats on production of a valid 2018/19 FOSKD membership card.

 

9th May

Tower of London - Ceremony of the Keys & Guided Tour

Yeoman Warder Spike Abbott has kindly agreed to host a party of members at the Tower of London for a guided Tour and the Ceremony of the Keys and the chance to enjoy a drink in "The Keys" which is the Yeoman Warders private Club - booking details will be sent to current members in April.

 

4th June

Drinks reception at the The Royal Foundation of St Katharine's at Limehouse

The Master has kindly offered to host a drinks and canapés reception for members in their beautiful "secret garden". The evening will include a talk about the history of the Foundation (which was once based on the site of St Katharine Docks) and will also include a tour of the new wing of the building which has just been completed. Booking details will be sent to current members in May

 

18th July

A visit to RAF Northolt

Members will have the opportunity to go on board the Queen's plane, meet the RAF band have lunch in the Officers Mess and meet members of the bomb disposal unit. Booking details will be sent to current members in June.

 

1st September

Traditional New Orleans Jazz Cruise on board the 'Jewel of London'

Departing from Festival Pier on the South Bank at 2.15 p.m. and returning at 5.30 p.m. The cost is £33.50 person. For more details see http://www.traditional-jazz.com/mainpages/thamesriver.htm For an application form for this event please contact Colin at membership@foskd.org.

 

3rd September

Drinks reception with Tracey Edwards and the crew of "Maiden" in the Marina

Booking details will be sent to current members in July.

 

7th - 9th September

Classic Boat Festival

This ever popular event with retail village and musical entertainment will be taking place in the centre basin of the Marina.