Events

  • Date: Fri, 30/09/2016 - 9:30am to Sun, 02/10/2016 - 5:00pm
    At Explosion Museum
     
    The year is 1940 and you are helping with the vital war efforts in the historic C magazine building in Gosport.
     
    You are helping to sort the munitions but have found a bomb planted by enemy spies! 
     
    The door is locked.
     
    You have 60 minutes to diffuse the bomb.
     
    Can you find the clues and solve the puzzles before it's too late?
     
  • Date: Sat, 01/10/2016 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
    HMS Caroline, Belfast
     
    Inspired by the sketch books of sailors at sea, artist Jim Russell will lead a sketching and drawing workshop. Participants will be led through the ship, exploring the historic spaces on board HMS Caroline, with sketching stops using a variety of media and techniques. This is a workshop suitable for all levels- all you need is an interest in drawing. All materials will be supplied. This workshop is part of Belfast City Council's Positive Ageing Month and is open to anyone aged 50+. 
     
  • Date: Sat, 01/10/2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
    National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
     
    FREE EVENT
     
    Celebrating naval traditions from around the world with music and dance.
     
    Live performances from local community choirs and dancers.
     
    Fun for all ages including: dressing up, food tasting, traditional arts and craft activities.
     
    For more information email community@nmrn.org.uk or call 02392 727 587 
  • Date: Thu, 06/10/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Venue: PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard

    Thursday 6th October: 1pm – 2pm

    PRONI are hosting a series of talks focusing on the history of the newly refurbished HMS Caroline. All talks begin at 1.00pm in PRONI. This talk will be given by Valerie Wilson, Head of Textile, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. Admission to the talk is free, however booking is recommended. Please contact PRONI to secure your place. 

  • Date: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    HMS Caroline, Belfast
     
    Come along to our 'hands-on' workshops about the history of clothing during wartime. This workshop will also be running on Sunday 16th October. Try your hand at knitting a First World War pattern for a soldier or sailor and learn about rations and style during the Second World War. Feel free to bring your own pieces to up-style or mend, using inspiration from the past. These workshops are suitable for all levels of ability, including beginners.
     
  • Date: Wed, 12/10/2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
    At Royal Marines Museum
     
    Have some questions?
     
    Want to find out more?
     
     
    Our Archives will be open to all, with collections officers ready to answer your questions
     
    Drop in at any time
     
    We can help you with your research, from academic    publications, to simply discovering more about naval history
     
    Look at documents from the Archives with our assistance
     
  • Date: Thu, 13/10/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Venue: PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard

    Thursday 13th October: 1pm – 2pm

    PRONI are hosting a series of talks focusing on the history of the newly refurbished HMS Caroline. All talks begin at 1.00pm in PRONI. This talk will be given by Victoria Millar, HMS Caroline Curator. Admission to the talk is free, however booking is recommended. Please contact PRONI to secure your place.

  • Date: Sat, 15/10/2016 - 9:30am to Sun, 16/10/2016 - 5:00pm
    At Explosion Museum
     
    The year is 1940 and you are helping with the vital war efforts in the historic C magazine building in Gosport.
     
    You are helping to sort the munitions but have found a bomb planted by enemy spies! 
     
    The door is locked.
     
    You have 60 minutes to diffuse the bomb.
     
    Can you find the clues and solve the puzzles before it's too late?

     

  • Date: Sat, 15/10/2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

    HMS Caroline, Belfast

    Saturday 15th October, 11am – 3pm

    Calling all former HMS Caroline WRENs! Have you a story to tell about your time as a WREN? We are gathering stories for an oral history project. It is essential that you register if you would like to help us. If you served on HMS Caroline at any stage we would love to meet you at our WREN Day on Saturday 15th October. Registration is essential. Please email info.caroline@nmrn.org.uk to register for this event.

  • Date: Sun, 16/10/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    HMS Caroline, Belfast
     
     
    Come along to our 'hands-on' workshops about the history of clothing during wartime. This workshop will also be running on Monday10th October. Try your hand at knitting a First World War pattern for a soldier or sailor and learn about rations and style during the Second World War. Feel free to bring your own pieces to up-style or mend, using inspiration from the past. These workshops are suitable for all levels of ability, including beginners.
     

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands