Events

  • Date: Sat, 23/07/2016 - 10:30am to Sun, 04/09/2016 - 10:45am

    Part of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard's Summer Discover Your Dockyard event programme.

    A daily talk about the Jutland gun and its role within the Battle of Jutland.
     
    Meet by the Jutland Gun outside the "36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won The War." exhibition.
     
    FREE with a valid ticket.
     
  • Date: Sun, 31/07/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
    LOCATION: HMS M.33
     
    Music and Poetry on board HMS M.33 to celebrate her 1st birthday as a visitor attraction.
     
    The Engine Room
    11am -11.30 The Polite Mechanicals in the Engine Room
    11.30-12pm Poetry Maggie Sawkins and RST
     
    The Engine Room
    1pm-1.30 Pompey Pluckers
    1.30-2pm Poetry with Maggie Sawkins
     
     
  • Date: Sun, 31/07/2016 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
    The 31st of July is referred to as Black Tot Day. In 1970 on this day the Navy stopped issuing sailors their daily ration of rum (the daily tot). This had been a tradition since 1655.
     
    In honour of this event, Pusser’s Rum, The Official Navy Rum, celebrate this final salute every year.
     
    Pusser's will be offering a free tasting / sampling of their award winning rum range in the newly opened Jutland exhibition on Sunday 31st July.
  • Date: Tue, 02/08/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
    At the Splashpool, Southsea Seafront
     
    Every Tuesday. Thursday and Friday 11am – 4pm throughout summer.
     
     
    Activities will include the following:
    Mini Marines assault course 
    Jutland Jack edible medals 
    HMS M33 photo selfie booth and game
  • Date: Wed, 03/08/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    On board HMS M33
     
    “The Incredible rescue of Miss Muggins” with puppets and music.  
     
    Youngsters are encouraged to bring teddies or pictures of their pets.
  • Date: Thu, 04/08/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
    At the Splashpool, Southsea Seafront
     
    Every Tuesday. Thursday and Friday 11am – 4pm throughout summer.
     
     
    Activities will include the following:
    • Mini Marines assault course 
    • Jutland Jack edible medals 
    • HMS M33 photo selfie booth and game
    • Telescope Tails (story time session at 2pm for younger children – all  about naval animal heroes)
     
    FREE to attend
     
  • Date: Thu, 04/08/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    At HMS Caroline
     
    In this artist-led workshop you will learn the processes for making felted jewellery and create your own unique pieces using knots and twists inspired by the traditions of nautical knot-tying. This workshop will also provide insight into HMS Caroline’s history and life at sea 100 years ago.  
     
  • Date: Fri, 05/08/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
    At the Splashpool, Southsea Seafront
     
    Every Tuesday. Thursday and Friday 11am – 4pm throughout summer.
     
     
    Activities will include the following:
    • Mini Marines assault course 
    • Jutland Jack edible medals 
    • HMS M33 photo selfie booth and game
    • Telescope Tails (story time session at 2pm for younger children – all  about naval animal heroes)
     
    FREE to attend
     
  • Date: Sat, 06/08/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
    At HMS Caroline
     
    Times: Drop-in anytime between 11am – 4pm
     
    Join us at HMS Caroline for Digital Fabrication with FabLab Nerve Centre. Explore historic parts of the ship using the latest digital fabrication technologies and create your own laser-cut magnet inspired by HMS Caroline. This is a drop-in activity as part of the Creative Centenaries programme. 
     
    This is a free activity, however, normal entrance fees will apply. See www.hmscaroline.co.uk for further information.
  • Date: Tue, 09/08/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
    Every Tuesday. Thursday and Friday 11am – 4pm throughout summer.
     
     
    Activities will include the following:
    • Mini Marines assault course 
    • Jutland Jack edible medals 
    • HMS M33 photo selfie booth and game
    • Telescope Tails (story time session at 2pm for younger children – all  about naval animal heroes)
     
    FREE to attend
     
    For more information email families@nmrn.org.uk or call 02392 727 587

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands