Event Details

Sailors and their Dark Sides
Saturday 20th / Sunday 21st May 2017This event has passed.

Our new exhibition looks at crime on the high seas and tells the story of piracy through history up to present day. To bring our exhibition to life we are going to have a weekend of pirate themed events! As well as exploring our interactive exhibition, on board will be PUBCAT pirate re-enactment group, who will be demonstrating live musket firing for you to watch, and who knows, a swashbuckling fight or two may break out!

You can get up close and learn about parrots and exotic birds as Animal Magic Parrots will be offering bird handling. pirate themed crafts will be on offer to keep pirate lovers of all ages amused! One weekend only so make sure you don’t miss it…

No need to book, so just drop in. To find out about other bookable activities over the weekend visit www.thetallship.com

Show times

11am - 5pm


Built on the River Clyde in 1896, The Tall Ship named “Glenlee” is one of only five of her kind still afloat in the world today and the only one in the UK. She has been a cargo ship, a naval training ship and is now a key Glasgow visitor attraction

The Tall Ship at Riverside
150 Pointhouse Place Glasgow G3 8RS


0141 357 3699 or info@thetallship.com

Entry prices


whisky tasting Tall ship - lge


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