Due to uncertainty around changing COVID regulations and the potential impact of sickness within our teams; NMRN may be required to adjust opening hours or close sites at short notice. Whilst all efforts will be made to avoid this and to contact ticket holders ahead of visits we do ask you to check our Facebook and Twitter accounts for details of closures. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding. 

Pre-booking is advised, and visitors must wear masks for their safety and the safety of others, unless exempt.

HMS Caroline remains temporarily closed. Find The Latest COVID-19 Updates Here.


Voices from the Front

The Voices of the Front project was part of the Heritage Lottery funded project Commemorating Gallipoli 1915: The HMS M.33. The aim of the project was to engage with adults from the local community in the story of HMS M.33, exploring popular culture around the time of HMS M.33’s launch; looking at sea shanties, folk songs and written music. The project participants worked with award winning poet Maggie Sawkins to create new material inspired by the stories of HMS M.33, the group used museum artefacts existing poems, songs, diary extracts, log books, reports and letters as inspiration. 
The resulting poems were then edited and recorded and the resulting audio recordings and live performances were incorporated into the HMS M.33 opening event.


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