Cutty Sark 


All Aboard Game Climb the rigging, scrub the decks and hoist the sails – use all the sailor and ship facts you have learnt on Cutty Sark to create your own maritime themed board-game to take home with you. How your sailors make it to the end of the game is entirely up to you. 2, 3 May Cutty Sark, Sammy Ofer gallery 11.30 – 13.30 | 14.00 – 16.00 4+ Free with admission to the ship

Stories Ahoy! Set sail with our Cutty Sark storytellers for an adventure across the high seas. Meet magical sea-faring people and enjoy fantastic tales of faraway lands before making the return journey home to dry land. 5, 6 May Cutty Sark, Sammy Ofer gallery 11.30 – 13.30 | 14.00 – 16.00 3+ Free with admission to the ship

Sailors’ Challenge Can you catch our sailors as they travel at top speed across the Indian Ocean? Answer questions and take part in our ship-themed tasks as you try to outwit the crew of Cutty Sark and take over the ship and her precious cargo. 28 May – 1 June Cutty Sark, Sammy Ofer gallery 11.30 – 13.30 | 14.00 – 16.00 4+Free with admission to the ship

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A voyage with Cutty Sark: archive tour and afternoon tea Discover hidden histories with Cutty Sark’s Curator and enjoy luxurious afternoon tea under the ship’s gleaming hull. The tour will start at the National Maritime Museum’s Caird Library for an up-close look at letters, logbooks, photographs and objects that aren’t usually on display. Discover what it was like to work, live and sometimes die on board a ship that was to become world famous. After the tour, we will walk over to Cutty Sark, where you will have an hour to explore the ship before enjoying a special afternoon tea underneath Cutty Sark’s gleaming hull. Because what better place to have a cuppa than underneath the very ship that brought tea to Britain? 18 June Cutty Sark 14.30 – 15.30 Suitable for all ages £35 Adult | £23 Members


Audio described tour of Cutty Sark

Explore the ship and her fascinating story on this audio-described tour for blind and partially sighted visitors. Come on board and get hands-on with history on the world’s last remaining tea clipper. Assistance dogs welcome. 12 June Cutty Sark 14.30 – 15.30 Suitable for all ages 17 Adult | £13.50 Members.  Price includes admission to the ship.  Sighted companions enter for free.

Cutty Sark tour in British Sign Language (BSL) Join deaf historian John Wilson for a tour of Cutty Sark and her history in BSL. Explore the 1869 clipper, celebrated for her record-breaking passages around the globe and find out about life on board through the story of the ship’s modern day restoration. Assistance dogs welcome. 23 June Cutty Sark 11.30 – 16.00 Suitable for all ages £17 Adult | £13.50 Members. Price includes admission to the ship. Sighted companions enter for free.



Show of Hands : ‘Duo Tour: Where we belong’ Join us for the chance to see this multi-award-winning band, renowned enough to sell out the Royal Albert Hall five times over, in the intimate and unique setting of our very own Sammy Ofer Gallery. The Duo’s special guest is compelling musician and fellow Devonian Geoff Lakeman, chieftain of the brilliant Lakeman tribe. 6, 7 May Cutty Sark, Sammy Ofer gallery Doors open at 19.00 | Start time 20.00 Adult £28

Tom Allen and friends Following his sell-out performance during the Cutty Sark Edinburgh Fringe Previews, Tom Allen continues his monthly comedy nights, aboard the ship. Join Tom and his special guests for an evening of absolute hilarity in the Michael Edwards Studio Theatre. 15 May Michael Edwards Studio Theatre, Cutty Sark.  Doors open 18.45 | Start time 19.15 Adult £17.50


Toddler Time Cutty Sark is dedicating term-time Wednesday mornings to our youngest visitors. Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime on board. Wednesdays throughout May and June 2018 (No sessions 30 May 2018) Sammy Ofer Gallery, Cutty Sark  10.00 – 11.30 | 13.20 – 14.50 Suitable for ages 4 and under Under 4s go free and £5 Toddler Time ticket for one accompanying adult, includes admission to the ship

 Cutty Sark Characters Come aboard to hear Cutty Sark’s incredible stories brought to life by characters from the ship’s past. Meet Captain Woodget, the ship’s most daring master; Jock Willis, the man who built Cutty Sark; Nannie, the ship’s figurehead; or the ship’s cook, James Robson, who all have an extraordinary story to tell. Daily 11.00 | 12.00 | 13.00 | 14.30  Sammy Ofer Gallery and Main Deck, Cutty Sark   Throughout the day Suitable for ages 3+ Included in Cutty Sark admission price

Cutty Sark is open 10.00 – 17.00, Monday – Sunday (subject to change please see website for details

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