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Mary Rose Summer Holiday Events Posted: 19-07-18
Looking for a great family day out?

This holiday, the Mary Rose is launching an exciting program of Tudor events, and what’s more, with every purchase of an adult ticket, Kids go Free (up to three children accompanied by at least one paying adult, children must be 15 or younger. Offer runs 21st July –...

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Help the Mary Rose build a Colossal LEGO brick mosaic Posted: 19-07-18

This particular LEGO brick mosaic will be based on The Encampment of the English forces near Portsmouth Cowdray engraving which offers an aerial view of Tudor Portsmouth. The fleet of French King, Francis I, can be seen battling King Henry VIII’s ships on 19 July 1545, the fateful day the...

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Head of Operations at the Mary Rose awarded honorary degree Posted: 12-07-18

Paul has worked in the heritage and tourism industry for over 20 years. He joined the Mary Rose in June 2012 as the Head of Operations for the £35 million Mary Rose Museum, which reopened to the public on 31 May 2013. He leads the strategic management of this award-winning...

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Happy Birthday, Henry! Posted: 25-06-18

To coincide with Henry VIII’s birthday on 28 June, world class Tudor attraction, The Mary Rose, is launching a week-long campaign of celebratory activities. Events are planned for both London and Portsmouth, home of the Mary Rose, King Henry VIII’s favourite warship.

From 25 June – 1 July,...

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Mary Rose launches new drinks reception packages for businesses amid campaign for international status Posted: 12-06-18

The offer comes as part of a wider campaign by the museum to become an international attraction to rival Stonehenge and promote the Mary Rose’s unique Tudor story, The “Henry VIII – 500 years. A heartbeat away” campaign emphasises the emotional connection for visitors and aims to provide an immersive...

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JOB VACANCY: Finance Assistant Posted: 01-06-18

The Mary Rose has received fantastic visitor reviews and been shortlisted for a number of prestigious awards.  The Mary Rose has begun marketing and selling tickets directly to the public and groups so is seeking to appoint a part time Finance Assistant to join our friendly Finance Team.    


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JOB VACANCY: Head of People Posted: 01-06-18

Acting as the first point of contact for both managers and employees on HR issues, you will support the delivery of policies and processes whilst ensuring we remain abreast of evolving legislation and best practice. In particular, you will actively improve our performance review process, introduce organisational values and behaviours,...

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The Mary Rose makes it to the finals of the European Museum of the Year Award Posted: 14-05-18

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, says: “We are thrilled to have made it to the finals of these prestigious awards against intense competition, only three years after winning a Special Commendation, and delighted that Mary Rose is recognised as a world-class museum.”

The Mary Rose underwent...

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Help create a LEGO® brick portrait of King Henry VIII at the Mary Rose! Posted: 02-05-18

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, said: “We are delighted to be collaborating with the Walker Art Gallery and Bright Bricks on this exciting project, which will see Holbein’s painting of Henry VIII transformed into a LEGO brick work of art. It’s bound to entertain visitors of...

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