Merseyside Maritime Museum: Free Events September 2015

Merseyside Maritime Museum: Free Events September 2015 Merseyside Maritime Museum: Free Events September 2015


Venue: Merseyside Maritime Museum
Dates: 01/09/2015 - 30/09/2015
Times: 10:00 - 17:00


Cunard Objects
6 September
13.00 – 16.00

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

‘Liverpool – The City of the Shadows’ University of Liverpool lecture series
8, 15, 22 & 29 September
13.00

The University of Liverpool’s public lectures this year follow on from the events of the summer to examine the darker side of the One Magnificent City. The lectures focus on the lesser-known history of Liverpool to reveal individuals and places that make up the city of the shadows.
8 September – Liverpool vice
15 September – Josephine Butler
22 September – Victorian city crime
29 September – Confessions of a poet
Drop in, no booking required

Titanic – Fashions and Fortunes
19 September
Intervals from 13.00

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

Tall Tales of a Titanic Survivor
19 September
13.30, 14.30 and 15.30

The story of Charles Joughin, Chief Baker on board the Titanic. He can tell a tale or two, but should you believe him?
Drop in, no booking required

Wartime at the Piermaster’s House
20 September
Intervals from 13.00

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

Ismay’s Titanic – From Glory to Guilt
20 September
13.30, 14.30 and 15.30

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

Port Sunlight Sea Dogs shanty performances
26 & 27 September
Intervals throughout the day

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

All Hands on Deck
27 September
Intervals from 13.00

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

Full details on the Maritime Museum website events page