Date: 8th Feb 2019
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During half term, visitors to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard can enjoy a range of family activities including interactive performances and encounters with costumed characters, craft workshops and more. Highlights will be an interactive Pirate School play, taking place daily throughout half term, where kids will be entertained with tales of adventures on the high seas. History buffs can learn about the challenges of commanding HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar from Captain Hardy, while budding astronomers will be able to take part in activities onboard HMS Warrior to find out how sailors used stars and charts to navigate at sea. In addition, visitors to Action Stations during half term will have a chance to learn about the science and technology behind the dockyard’s ships from a virtual reality perspective, while creative types can also join a ship building session at the Victory Gallery.


Set sail for an adventure this half term
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Victory Gate,Portsmouth,Hants-PO1 3LJ
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Ahoy me hearties February half term abound! Get ready for a swashbuckling February half term at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard as pirates drop anchor for an adventure like no other. Take part in a pirate play as you join the crew. Have fun in exciting activities or take it easy on a Harbour Tour as you explore Portsmouth by water. Navigate your way onboard our very own pirate ship HMS Warrior and take control of the big wheel. Or step onboard legendary Royal Navy ship HMS Victory and meet Lord Nelson's second in command, Captain Hardy. See all our historic ships, amazing museums and take part in fun activities with a Full Navy Ticket.
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