Monthly Archives: November 2017

Napoleon Bonaparte is popularly quoted as saying “An army marches on its stomach”, and even though he wasn’t born until long after the Mary Rose sank, the crew of that warship knew the importance of being well fed.   Among the 19,000 objects recovered from the wreck of the Mary Rose, we found evidence of… Read more »

Mary Rose weddings, with a little inspiration from the royals… As Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip celebrate a remarkable 70 years of marriage on 20th November, we thought we’d take a look at royal weddings through the centuries, and see what inspiration we can draw from them.   Princess Margaret’s wedding to Antony Armstrong-Jones in… Read more »

MARY CHRISTMAS! Winter Activities at The Mary Rose The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard December 2017      The Mary Rose is pleased to announce their winter programme of Totally Tudor activities which will take place on site at the Museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard throughout December 2017.    From 1 – 3 December,… Read more »

Inspire great writing! Improve your skills! Home Educators’ Poetry Day 18th January 2018   Use the breath-taking Mary Rose as your inspiration for writing! Explore two short forms of poetry in workshops fully led by the museum team.   Take part in the Tudor Gun Drill. Use all the senses to create powerful imagery. Step-by-step… Read more »