Events

  • Date:
    Sat, 30/06/2018 - 10:00am to Sun, 06/01/2019 - 5:00pm

    Location: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed

  • Date:
    Tue, 31/07/2018 - 12:00pm to Tue, 14/08/2018 - 4:00pm

    Glitter Tattoos

    Location: Victory Gallery, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    To celebrate the opening of our brand new exhibition, Tattoos: British Tattoo Art Revealed, come along with your little glitter monsters for a different type of tattoo. Visit the Victory Gallery and unleash your creativity as you help our tattoo specialists design your very own temporary glitter tattoo.

    Have a traditional naval symbol or something more wacky - the choice is yours. Glitter Tattoos are free with a valid attraction ticket.

    Get your tattoo on:

  • Date:
    Wed, 01/08/2018 - 11:00am to Wed, 22/08/2018 - 3:00pm

    Swallows and Anchors

    Location: HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Using the traditional naval designs of the swallow and anchor recreate the world of Victorian naval tattoos in this art and craft session on board HMS Warrior.

    Suitable for all ages. Free with valid attraction ticket.

    Event Location: Gun Deck on HMS Warrior

    Event dates: Wednesday 1, 8, 15 and 22 August

    No artistic experience necessary, just bring lots of ideas and plenty of enthusiasm.

    Free with a valid attraction ticket and with National Membership.

  • Date:
    Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:00am to Thu, 23/08/2018 - 3:00pm

    Create a Tattooed Hand

    Location: Victory Gallery, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Get crafty and creative with this fun summer activity. Design your very own tattooed hand based on designs inspired by those who served in the Royal Navy.

    Take part in this activity on:

    Thursday 2, 9 and 16 and 23 August (11am - 3pm)

    Book online and save 20% on an 11 Attraction Annual Pass

    The above activity is free with a valid attraction ticket.

  • Date: Wed, 08/08/2018 -
    10:00am to 4:30pm

    Ask the Archives

    Location: Explosion Museum, Gosport 

    Join us on 8 August for Ask the Archives at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower from 10am to 4.30pm. Come along and learn about family history with one of our museum curators. Whether you want to learn about naval history or want to discover more about your family history. Our team will help you find the answers. The event is free to attend with a valid attraction ticket.

  • Date: Sat, 11/08/2018 -
    7:00pm to 11:00pm

    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.

  • Date: Sat, 11/08/2018 -
    7:30pm to 11:00pm

    Following the success of the rum festival at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in 2017, The National Museum of the Royal Navy are bringing rum to the north for this brand new event.

    Join us on Saturday 11 August around our authentically recreated quayside and aboard 19th century HMS Trincomalee, Europe’s oldest fighting ship still afloat. There will be lashings of rum tastings and talks around our authentically recreated quayside and aboard HMS Trincomalee! Plus, enjoy rum-related masterclasses and plenty of live entertainment to keep your spirits up.

  • Date: Fri, 31/08/2018 -
    7:00pm to 11:00pm

    Exclusive Rum Experience

    Location: HMS Warrior 1860, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Love rum? Want to dine on the most famous warships in the world? Our exclusive rum experience returns onboard HMS Warrior for an exclusive dinner event on Friday 31st August 2018.

  • Date: Sat, 01/09/2018 -
    7:00pm to 10:30pm

    Rum and Gin Festival 2018

    Location: HMS Warrior 1860, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    After the success of this year’s sold out Rum Festival, we’re bringing it back, bigger and with added gin! Choose your tipple or sample something new with a fine selection of spirits to try.

    As you explore HMS Warrior 1860, you’ll enjoy two decks of rum and gin tastings, talks and demonstrations on how to drink your beverage. Enjoy cocktails at our dedicated rum and gin bar as you kick-back on one of the world’s most renowned warships.

  • Date: Thu, 06/09/2018 -
    10:30am to 2:30pm

    The Fleet Air Arm Museum’s reserve collection is now larger than many other entire aircraft museums and is housed in a purpose-built and climate-controlled building called Cobham Hall. Cobham Hall is now bulging with a precious assortment of all things “naval aviation heritage”.

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands