Merseyside Maritime Museum Family Events August 2015

Merseyside Maritime Museum Family Events August 2015
Merseyside Maritime Museum Family Events August 2015


Venue: Merseyside Maritime Museum
Dates: 01/08/2015 - 31/08/2015
Times: 00:00


Full details on MMW website

Polar, the Titanic Bear
1, 6, 8, 11, 13, 17 & 19 August
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

Titanic – Fashions and Fortunes
3, 4 & 22 August
Intervals from 1pm

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

Titanic – Stories through Objects
9, 10, 11, 18 & 30 August
Intervals from 1pm

Come and find out more about the world famous ship with our collection of replica handling objects.
Drop in, no booking required

All Hands on Deck
5, 14, 25, 26, 28 & 31 August
Intervals from 1pm

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

Titanic Crafts
3 & 29 August
1-4pm

Join us for an afternoon of crafts inspired by the world’s most famous ship, Titanic.
Drop in, no booking required

Tom, the May’s New Hero
10 & 26 August
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

Music for the Classes
15 August
1, 2 and 3pm

Find out about the music surrounding the Titanic and the period in which she sailed in this fun filled session.
Drop in, no booking required

On Board Games
6 August
1-4pm

‘On Their Own’, looks at the emotional stories of child migrants to Australia and Canada. While their experiences were harsh, the journey was full of hope and could be made fun with deck games. Come and try your hand at some of our traditional pastimes.
Drop in, no booking required

Morse Code Challenge
7 August
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

Up periscope!
11 & 20 August
1-4pm

Imagine yourself on board a submarine and make yourself your very own periscope.
Drop in, no booking required

Shiver me Timbers
11 & 24 August
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

Bedazzled!
12 August
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

Monsters of the Deep
7 & 8 August
1-4pm

Drop in to our hands on workshop to create your very own scary sea monster mask or fish hat!
Drop in, no booking required

Titanic – The Night the Lights Went Out
30 August
1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm

Meet our First Class passenger, Emily Broughton Williams, who made the fateful maiden voyage on Titanic. Hear her fascinating account of life on board and the horrors of the sinking.
Drop in, no booking required

On Their Own – A Sculpture Workshop
1 August
1-4pm

Inspired by a memorial in Fremantle, Australia, to the child migrants sent from Britain and Malta; create your own miniature sculpture.
Drop in, no booking required

Cunard Objects
2, 19 & 20 August
1-4pm

The Cunard Line is a world famous Liverpool company – find out more about its history and some of their well known ships, such as Lusitania, with our range of objects.
Drop in, no booking required

Titanic – the Quartermaster’s Story
2 August
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

Wartime at the Piermaster’s House
4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 24 & 27 August
Intervals from 1pm

Join us in the 1940s to find out what life in Liverpool was really like during the Second World War.
Drop in, no booking required

On Their Own – Creature Creations
16 & 17 August
1-4pm

Come and create your own creatures from Australia and Canada in this family friendly craft workshop linked to the ‘On Their Own’ exhibition.
Drop in, no booking required

Port Sunlight Sea Dogs shanty performances
29 August
1, 2 and 3pm

Set your feet tapping to rousing songs of the sea with these performances of traditional shanties!
Drop in, no booking required

Wondrous Warehouses and Crafty Cargoes
25 & 31 August
1-4pm

Come along and create your very own Albert Dock warehouse in miniature.
Drop in, no booking required