Gloriana pictured on the Thames in the annual Tudor Pull

Rob PowellEvents

THE QUEEN’S Row Barge Gloriana has again taken part in the traditional Tudor Pull from Hampton Court Palace to the Tower of London. The colourful annual event sees a flotilla of traditional craft rowed between the two historic riverside locations. A ‘stela’ was handed over to the custody of Her Majesty’s Bargemaster at Hampton Court and carried down the river …

London’s cruise ship season starts with arrival of Viking Sun

Staff WriterCruise Ships

NEW 228-metre-long cruise ship Viking Sun sailed up the Thames in the early hours of Friday morning – the first cruise visitor to the capital this year. The ship, which was finishing her maiden 141 night round-the-world cruise that started in Miami last year, is the fourth in the Viking Star-class. Viking Sun, with a capacity of 930 passengers, spent …