Golden Hinde 50th Anniversary Celebration
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On the 5th April 1973, The Golden Hinde was launched in a grand ceremony after years of building. To celebrate this momentous event 50 years ago, they have a fun-filled day planned.
During their anniversary year they are raising much-needed funds to carry out essential maintenance work of the ship. Find out how you can support them.
11.30 – 13.00 demo 1 Tempus Fugitives sword fighting
13.15 – 14.00 Hog Eye Men singing
14.00 Ship owner Roddy Coleman gives an anniversary speech and cuts the cake
14.30 – 15.00 Hog Eye Men singing
15.00 – 16.30 demo 2 Tempus Fugitives sword fighting
Tempus Fugitives are running fighting demonstrations
Tempus Fugitives focus on the study of the 16th century North Italian martial systems which were so popular in London during the Elizabethan period. These methods of combat originated in the 15th century, but were not codified until the second quarter of the 16th.
The HogEye Men will be singing sea shanties
The HogEye Men have built an enviable reputation by singing Sea Shanties and Sea Songs at events all around London. They regularly appear at festivals throughout the country, singing songs in an authentic and entertaining manner.
Crafting stations for children and adults will be set up in the hold of the ship from 10am – 4pm. They’re inviting you to create a 50th birthday card for The Golden Hinde ship and have fun designing your own pirate flag.
All activities are included in admission price.