Merseyside Maritime Museum: Family Events for February 2016

    Merseyside Maritime Museum
    Merseyside Maritime Museum
    Location (with MAP): Merseyside Maritime Museum
    Date/Time: Monday 1 February 2016. - Monday 29 February 2016. 10:00
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    Merseyside Maritime Museum: FREE Family Events for February 2016

    Dazzling dragons and jazzy junks
    6 & 7 February
    1-4pm
    Drop in to our family friendly workshop to help us celebrate the Chinese New Year of the monkey.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Blue Flu – The Chinese way
    6 & 14 February
    1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm
    Liverpool has the oldest Chinatown in Europe – come and find out more about the Blue Funnel shipping line and its many links with the Chinese community.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Chinese New Year
    13 & 14 February
    1-4pm
    Join us at the waterfront and celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Monkey with creative fun for all the family. Take part in colourful craft activities, listen to magical stories and experience exciting performances at the Museum of Liverpool and Merseyside Maritime Museum.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Pirates, parrots and pieces of eight!
    15 February
    1-4pm
    Come along and make your own fearsome pirate mask, treasure chest or parrot.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Shiver me timbers
    15 February
    1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm
    Come and meet our very own pirate and find out about a life on the high seas – was a swashbuckling life all it cracked up to be?
    Drop in, no booking required

    Creature creations
    16 February
    1-4pm
    Many people emigrated to different countries around the world from Liverpool. Come and create your own creatures from Australia and Canada in this family friendly craft workshop.
    Drop in, no booking required

    All hands on deck
    16 & 17 February
    1-4pm
    Discover more about Liverpool’s maritime past and where some of our most famous phrases and sayings actually come from.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Polar, the Titanic bear
    16, 19 & 20 February
    1, 2 and 3pm
    Come and listen to the adventures of Polar the Titanic bear – based on a story originally written by Titanic survivor Daisy Corning Stone Spedden for her son, Douglas.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Tom, the May’s new hero
    17 February
    1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm
    Come and hear the story of Tom, the cabin boy and his adventures on board the sailing ship, the Lady May.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Morse code challenge
    18 February
    1, 2 and 3pm
    Are you smart enough to take on the Morse code challenge? Join us to test your skills at sending messages without a mobile phone!
    Drop in, no booking required

    Albert’s story
    18 & 19 February
    1-4pm
    Find out more about the history of the Albert Dock and Liverpool’s iconic waterfront with our collection of handling objects.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Titanic – fashions and fortunes
    19 February
    1-4pm
    An interesting look at the fashions aboard the Titanic. Learn about the people that might have worn them and even give them a try yourself.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Port Sunlight Sea Dogs shanty performances
    20 February
    1.30 and 2.30pm
    Set your feet tapping to rousing songs of the sea with these performances of traditional shanties!
    Drop in, no booking required

    Wondrous warehouses
    21 February
    1-4pm
    Come along and create your very own Albert Dock warehouse in miniature.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Titanic – the quartermaster’s story
    27 February
    1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm
    Robert Hichins was at the wheel when Titanic hit the iceberg, hear this fascinating account of what really happened to him that night.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Bedazzled!
    27 February
    1-4pm
    Many ships were disguised with dazzle paint during World War I, join in our workshop to decorate your own dazzling vessel.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Ismay’s Titanic – from glory to guilt
    28 February
    1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm
    Many people blamed Bruce Ismay, Chairman of the White Star Line, for the Titanic disaster. Our performances let you find out the real story as it may have been seen through the eyes of his youngest daughter, Evelyn.
    Drop in, no booking required

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