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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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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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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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