Meet Alice, a pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy. Discover stories of women at sea, the reality of a pirate's life, and so much more!

Discover more about piracy in the Tudor and Stuart Seafarers gallery at the National Maritime Museum. 

A Pirate's Life for Me!

Think you know your pirates? Listen up as Alice Leghorn shares some of the lesser known facts about pirates.



Privateering - Piracy with Papers!

So just what is the difference between pirates and privateers? 



Glamour and Grime

Walk the plank! The Jolly Roger! So, just which of the pirate stories are fact and which are fiction?



In disguise to join the ranks

It wasn't just men who joined a pirate crew! Discover the incredible story of Anne Bonny and her journey from Ireland to becoming a most fearsome pirate. 


Alice Leghorn is just one of the people you can meet at the National Maritime Museum. 

For more information about Character Encounters, check out 'What's On'.