We’ve sea-weeded out the best activities and workshops here – read on
for our top five picks.
Ahoy, Mateys! Meet the Crew
Daily over the summer holidays
Sammy Ofer Gallery and Main Deck, Cutty Sark
Meet the brave souls who would have manned the Cutty
Sark on her voyage to China. Cook up a storm with galley chef James Robson, or help
comfort Mrs. Ray, whose son Clarence, the ship’s apprentice, is away over the
waves. What better way to make Cutty Sark’s history come to life?
Salty Sea Creatures
5 and 6 August 2017, 11:30 - 13:30 and 14:00 - 16:00
Who knows what creatures haunt the waters underneath the ship? Not even
the most experienced sea captain can say for certain. Let your imagination run
wild with a drop-in puppet-making workshop beneath Cutty Sark’s hull. Whether
you opt for scales, sequins, teeth or tentacles, you’ll be able to take your
puppet home to play by the end of the day.
16 and 17 August 2017, 11:30 - 13:30 and 14:00 - 16:00
See if they take the bait for this art workshop, which lets you build
your very own magnetic fishing game. This activity unites family time with
hands-on tinkering, and isn’t just for the ship’s smallest sailors. Bring the
whole crew along for a chance to practice your fishing skills.
Make a big (or little) song and dance about it
August 2017, Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:30
Sammy Ofer Gallery, Cutty Sark
Have a sea-themed sing-along with Cutty Sark’s Toddler Time, where the
ship’s youngest crewmembers can come along for songs, stories and playtime on
board. This activity is on every Wednesday during term time, and is free for
Float your own boat
9 and 10 August 2017, 11:30 - 13:30 and 14:00 - 16:00
For little visitors with an artistic eye, drop in on this artist-led
workshop, which teaches you how to make your own floating sea creatures. Set
sail this summer with an activity that is suitable for all ages.
|What||Family Fun, Cutty Sark|
|Where||Cutty Sark, King William Walk, London , SE10 9HT | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Cutty Sark (underground)|
01 Aug 17 – 27 Aug 17, Times vary
|Website||Click here for more details|