Mary Rose chosen for Historic England 100 Places Campaign.
The 10 places in the Loss & Destruction category of A History of England in 100 Places are:
- Hillsborough Football Stadium, Sheffield
- Wreck of the SS Mendi, 11.3 nautical miles off Saint Catherine’s Point, Isle of Wight
- Farfield Inn, Sheffield
- The Crystal Palace, Crystal Palace Park, London
Going ballistic! Science meets conservation on The Mary Rose
But in a contradictory twist, the only way to uncover how to preserve them is to sacrifice some of them. Dr Schofield explains: "This is conservation science at its most cutting edge. We have taken just 12 of the cannonballs - less than 1% of the Mary Rose's stock but...
A Dog's Tale
The Mary Rose wins prestigious award for best venue in region
The events team picked up the silver award in the Venue and Business Category of the Beautiful South Awards, held at the Grand Hotel Brighton.
The coveted award, run by Tourism South East, highlights outstanding destinations in the region for conferences, business functions, banqueting, and weddings.
The venue, at...
Mary Rose in running to be crowned region’s best venue
The Mary Rose is in the running to be crowned the top venue in the South East after making it into the final of the Venue and Business Tourism category. The award, run by Tourism South East, highlights outstanding destinations in the region for conferences, business functions, banqueting, and weddings.
Mary Rose not in danger of collapse
The Mary Rose was raised from the Solent 35 years ago in 1982 and has been undergoing extensive conservation ever since funded through the Mary Rose Trust, a charity that does not receive government funding. Firstly, the ship was sprayed with chilled water and then sprayed over a period of...