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A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general.  Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia A Bird of Prey on the Mary Rose? We can’t say for certain that there WAS a bird on board the Mary Rose, but there is evidence that at least one of… Read more »

#MaryRoseLive promises to be a challenging and exciting collaboration between the University of Portsmouth and The Mary Rose. Lecturers Gary Bown, Katie Still and Charlie Watts from the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries have developed an Outside Broadcast brief for their final year students. On 2nd June 2017 The Mary Rose will go live…. Read more »

A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general.  Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia Ballast on the Mary Rose 102 tonnes of ballast were on board the Mary Rose when she sank. Consisting of broken flints similar to those originating in the Portsmouth Area, the presence of… Read more »

Over the last few months, the Collections Team have been preparing for a very daunting, but incredibly exciting project: The digitisation of the huge Mary Rose archive! Thanks to support from Arts Council England’s Designated Development Fund, we have been able to kick off Phase 1 of the project, starting with digitising our photographic material…. Read more »

A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general.  Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia Pancakes on the Mary Rose? An inventory of “stuff, tackle, apparel, ordnance, artillery and habiliments of War” made on 27th July 1514, lists the Mary Rose carrying, among all the rigging and… Read more »

Think outside the box – in our amazing space!   Everyone knows what’s supposed to happen on those breakout sessions and corporate awaydays. Blue-sky thinking (even though you’re stuck in a boring room-without-a-view), pushing the envelope (even though everything feels more back-of-the-envelope) and all the hope that perishes when the attendees realise it’s still four… Read more »

According to the website SuccessfulMeetings.com, experiential meetings are a hot theme for 2017.     The experts suggest that businesses and companies will ‘continue to look for experiences and adventures’ and ‘synergy between location and property’.   We may be a teeny bit biased but we think we have some pretty amazing synergy at the… Read more »

“Hello, my name is Sam and I have had the great pleasure of working with the Mary Rose Learning Team in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Centre for the last two weeks. Sadly, my time is now over and I will be returning to the University of Chichester to continue my teaching degree.    … Read more »