Merseyside Maritime Museum: Family Events for February 2016

Merseyside Maritime Museum: Family Events for February 2016 Merseyside Maritime Museum: Family Events for February 2016


Venue: Merseyside Maritime Museum
Dates: 01/02/2016 - 29/02/2016
Times: 10:00


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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