Become part of Sir Francis Drake's pirate crew and spend a night on the Golden Hinde -- a full-sized replica of the ship that carried the Elizabethan adventurer around the world!
On arrival each child will be dressed in Tudor clothes and taken aboard the boat where the captain will train them in navigation, surgery and gunning. After an evening of fun activities and role play they will settle down to sleep on the gun deck. But remember... the Spanish might strike at any time!
A Tudor-style dinner will be provided in the evening, along with a tasty breakfast in the morning.
Note: This event is suitable for children aged between 6 and 11, and they must be accompanied by an adult. You will also need to bring your own sleeping gear.
> Craig’s review of Golden Hinde – “It's almost a shame that I have to tell you about this place because it's much better left as a surprise. People should definitely find this place by accident and not be led there by a guidebook. You can tell who's not expecting it when they're walking down the claustrophobic Clink Street, because they'll suddenly come to a stop and start fiddling in their handbag for… continued”
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Slavery, Culture & Collecting – 15 Sep 2018 to 15 Sep 2019 – This exhibition explores the connection between some of Britain's oldest cultural organisations and transatlantic slavery
Feliks Topolski — Drawing Debden – 1 Oct 2018 to 28 Jun 2019 – The Bank of England Museum will be putting on an exhibition of work by Feliks Topolski about the Debden printing works.
Watch a case at the Royal Courts of Justice – Mon to Fri – Why not try something a bit different -- how about going to the Royal Courts of Justice and watching a real-life court case?
Look for more children’s events taking place in May
If you enjoy Golden Hinde then you might like to visit Cutty Sark (catch the train from London Bridge to Cutty Sark), HMS Belfast (you can walk it 10 mins) and National Maritime Museum (catch the train from London Bridge to Cutty Sark)
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