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King Henry’s Tudor Court: Tudors in Love Posted: 14-01-19

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet King Henry himself and take part in fun activities including beautiful calligraphy sessions and crafting fragrant gifts whilst dressing up as a Tudor courtier. You will create your own Valentine’s cards using feather quill pens and ink, then decorate them with ink stamps...

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Hatch's Christmas - A free eBook Posted: 17-12-18

It was Hatch’s first proper winter, and he didn’t like it. The puddles in the hold had frozen over, meaning that he kept slipping when he was chasing the rats down there. Not that there was much down there for them to eat. The Mary Rose, pride of the...

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The Mary Rose Wins Three Golds at the Beautiful South Awards Posted: 06-12-18

The prestigious event celebrates the brilliant tourism businesses and experiences that the South East of England has to offer.
The Mary Rose won gold in each of the three categories it was nominated: Large Visitor Attraction; Business Tourism and Venue; and Access and Inclusivity.

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the...

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King Henry’s ‘Totally Tudor’ Christmas Court Posted: 05-12-18

Make memories this Christmas at the Mary Rose, where they host a very special guest. King Henry VIII himself will be visiting his favourite ship over the holiday period.

Free with a Mary Rose ticket, the Yuletide traditions of the Tudor Court will be brought alive with the...

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The Mary Rose Wins Digital Media Award at the Maritime Media Awards 2018 Posted: 01-11-18

The Mary Rose, which is located in Portsmouth, was nominated for its website, which, supported by major research, presents an illuminating account of Henry VIII’s flagship and the 19,000 personal and professional artefacts that give a stunning insight into life on board in Tudor Times. The visitor is given...

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MEN OF WAR: Half-Term Events at the Mary Rose Posted: 15-10-18

20-28th October

Totally Tudor – Men of War

Get Totally Tudor this half-term and explore the highly trained Soldiers, Archers and Gunners employed on board the Mary Rose. In Tudor England, young boys would train from the age of seven to use a bow and arrow...

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A Big Surprise for Portsmouth’s National Lottery-Funded Hero Posted: 04-10-18

The ‘Big Surprise’ is a 90-second weekly slot during the ad break of Saturday night primetime ITV shows – meaning local hero, Maurice, better know as Morrie, is set to get national recognition with around 5 million people expected to tune in across the ITV network.

The Mary...

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Bringing salvaged wooden ships and artefacts back to life with “smart” nanotech Posted: 24-08-18

“This project began over a glass of wine with Eleanor Schofield, Ph.D., who is head of conservation at the Mary Rose Trust,” recalls Serena Corr, Ph.D., the project’s principal investigator. “She was working on techniques to preserve the wood hull and assorted artefacts and needed a way to direct the...

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The Mary Rose wins at the VE:Forum Visitor Experience Award Posted: 08-08-18

The awards reward Visitor Experience teams’ work in museums, galleries and attractions across the UK.

The ‘Volunteer Led Visitor Experience’ award recognises volunteer teams that have delivered consistently excellent service to visitors.

Also nominated in this category was the Science Museum.

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust,...

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