What's On at HMS Caroline

What's on at HMS Caroline


February Half Term Fun
17 - 18 February (11am - 3pm) 

Looking for something to do this February half term break? Why not join us onboard HMS Caroline for a weekend filled with fun family activities! Journey around the ship and explore the historic spaces with our Tom the Cat children’s trail. Join Bricks4kidz and Clayrazy in our Learning Room, where you can discover how to build your very own creations. Don’t forget to visit our shop where you can get 10% off Tom the Cat toys for the duration of the week.

Facilitated activities are available Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February from 11am – 3pm. Normal admission applies; opening hours 10am – 5pm.


Belfast Rum and Gin Festival 2018 at HMS Caroline

11 August 2018 (7pm - 11pm)

Rum and gin lovers are welcome here! Belfast's newest award-winning attraction, HMS Caroline invites you to our brand new gin and rum festival for one night only from 7pm to 11pm. Discover brand new blends as you taste crushed juniper berries, sweet sloes or a citrus twist provided by local and international distilleries. From artisan liquors to firm-favourites inspired by the Royal Navy - each one is different and unique.

Set in the industrialised heart of the ship, the drill hall is the main hub for the event, with the hustle and bustle of stall holders and live music from local artists - there's plenty to see and do. Your ticket will also give you access to the ship with a free audio guide. This interactive tour takes you from the top deck which offers panoramic views of Alexandra Harbour to the interactive engine room experience.

From gin and tonic to rum on the rocks, gin and rum lovers are welcome at Belfast’s premier rum and gin festival.


Belfast Beer and Cider Festival 2018 at HMS Caroline
6 October 2018 (7pm - 11pm)

Calling all beer and cider lovers! Join us at the Belfast Beer Festival 2018 onboard HMS Caroline this August and enjoy your favourite drink by local and international brewers.

Visitors will learn how to drink and store beer through fun and informal talk. The drill hall will be alive with chatter with demonstrations on how to pour the perfect pint to tips on how to make the best beer and cider. Unwind at our beer and cider bar as you listen to local artists and entertainers.

Entry to Belfast Beer and Cider Festival will also allow you access to HMS Caroline, the sole survivor of the Battle of Jutland. Explore the depths of this ship through an interactive self-guided tour as you hear the stories of those who served onboard.



HMS Caroline 1916