Saturday 21 October 2017


Gloucester Tall Ships Festival

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Celebrate the spring bank holiday in style when Gloucester Tall Ships Festival storms into the city, bringing history to life complete with sword fights, marauding pirates and heaps of family fun.

Set to draw in crowds from across Gloucestershire and beyond, award-winning biannual event, Gloucester Tall Ships Festival will bring Victorian history to life from Saturday 27 to Monday 29 May 2017.

Showcasing a host of awe-inspiring tall ships, visitors can witness pirate sword-fighting shows, see a flotilla of sailing vessels, and enjoy a host of waterside family fun.

All hands will be on deck during the festivities, with visitors enjoying music from talented local bands; a variety of games; singing and dancing; swashbuckling shows; and enthralling stories about adventures at sea.

What’s more with plenty of food and drink stalls setting up for the festival, visitors will be kept fed and watered throughout the day.

Whether you’re fascinated by ships, a history buff, or a mini maritime enthusiast, Gloucester Tall Ships Festival promises a thoroughly enjoyable way to celebrate the spring bank holiday.

Event:
Gloucester Tall Ships Festival 2017
Venue
Gloucester Docks
Dates:
Saturday 27 May 2017; Sunday 28 May 2017; Monday 29 May 2017
Times:
From 10am
Admission:
Tickets cost £2 from £7.88
Telephone:
Not available

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Friday 03 February 2017

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