• Docks Heritage Weekend 2018

  • Sat, 29-09-2018 at 11:00
  • M Shed
    Princes Wharf
    BS1 4RN Bristol
Docks Heritage Weekend 2018 - M Shed - Bristol

A celebration of Bristol’s maritime past with events for all ages at M Shed, Underfall Yard and ss Great Britain. All events are free unless otherwise specified.EVENTS AT M SHED- Print your very own map of Bristol docks- See cargo handling demonstrations- Visit the Fairbairn steam crane- Visit an electric crane (charges apply)- Take a trip on the tug John King (charges apply)- Go back in time and watch historic films about the portEVENTS AT UNDERFALL YARD- Try your hand at nautical knots and rope work- See demonstrations of traditional skills- Go behind the scenes in the magnificent Victorian Workshops- Watch the pumps that powered a port running throughout the weekendEVENTS ON-BOARD BRISTOL FERRY- Historical soundscapes on-board all weekend- Sail back in time with evening soundscape tour and shadow puppetry show. Charges apply. Booking required.- https://www.bristolferry.com/DHW/EVENTS AT SS GREAT BRITAIN- Guided tours of the Great Western Dry Dock on Saturday at 11am and Sunday at 2pm. Booking required.With thanks to our event sponsor The Bristol Port Company.