Swashbuckling Pirates Week


Another great week of things to do in the summer holidays with kids in Cornwall at Falmouth's National Maritime Museum.

The second Swashbuckling Pirates Week takes place in Falmouth at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall between August 18 and August 24.

The week is full of great activities and things for kids and families to do during the summer holidays in Cornwall.

Swashbuckling Pirates
18-24 Aug, 12-3.30pm

Avast ye landlubbers! Make a pirate hat, create a parrot for your shoulder and lots more buccaneer booty in our swashbuckling pirate themed weeks.

Once upon a time…
20 & 22 Aug, 11.30am 2pm & 3.30pm

From mythical monsters to swashbuckling pirates enjoy a spellbinding selection of stories linked to our themed weeks.

Captain Jack’s Pirate School
21 Aug, 11.30am, 2pm & 3.30pm

Inspired by the discovery of a document listing buried pirate treasure nestled deep in the archives in Truro, come along to hear this tale of treasure and the infamous pirate it belonged to. Practise your swashbuckling skills, be trained as a pirate recruit and perfect your piratical prowess with Captain Jack!

Yo Ho Ho Douglas Dapper!
23 Aug, 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm

Every Thursday throughout the school holidays, Douglas Dapper the Story Explorer takes you on a magical treasure hunt to discover an exciting collection of stories from around the world using exhibits and artefacts to inspire your imagination.

Douglas sets sail to uncover swashbuckling skulduggery and reveal the meaning behind “the skull and crossbones”.

*All activities FREE with Museum entrance ticket. One creative craft activity each day.
Adult supervision required.

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