Batik Inspired Drawing

Sail away across the waves to Indonesia, one of Cutty Sark's many destinations, to create Batik-inspired drawings in this artist-led workshop.  Learn about the beautiful designs associated with Batik and make a mini wall-hanging to take home with you.

Marvellous Maps

Our museum’s collections hold around 100,000 historical maps and sea charts. Join us to learn about the different ways people have navigated the globe in the past and create a map of your own in this creative art workshop.

Suitable for ages 5+

Extreme Fashion

In this session we will think about the special clothing and equipment needed to experience harsh conditions, and families will get a chance to design Extreme Fashion for their very own adventure.

Suitable for ages 5+

National pop-up project leaves the Museum and tours England

The stories collected will travel back to the Museum and feature in a digital interactive which will go on display in the new Sea Things Gallery. Emergency Exit Arts (EEA) is in residence for this exciting project. Artists from EEA form the Maritime Memory Catchers who drive the van around the country and deliver fun, creative sea-themed activities free for people from all ages and background to participate in. 

Cutty Sark Characters: Nannie

Come aboard to hear Cutty Sark’s incredible stories brought to life by characters from the ship’s past. Meet Captain Woodget, the ship’s most daring master, Emma Louise Ray, the mother of a boy sailor aboard Cutty Sark, Nannie the ship’s figurehead, or the ships Cook, James Robson, who all have special stories to tell.


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