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Type Family fun
Cutty Sark
Date and Times First weekend of every month
Prices Free with entry to the ship

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Step aboard and set sail on a fantastic family adventure at Cutty Sark!

Taking place on the first weekend of every month, Cutty Sark Family Fun Weekends feature workshops, songs, activities and experiences for all ages.

Meet characters from Cutty Sark's past and sing along with our resident sea shanty singers - for the real sailor experience, why not dress up as a member of Cutty Sark's crew?

All activities are free with entry to the ship. Check dates and details below and book your visit online now!

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Family fun on 2 & 3 December

Child making festive/Christmas decorations at Cutty Sark

Christmas Gilding

Inspired by Cutty Sark's ornate exterior, come along and try your hand at gilding in time for the festive season. We'll be making gilded Christmas decorations and getting playful with all things gold aboard the ship.

Saturday and Sunday | 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

All ages, Drop-in

James Robson holding a tray of food emerging from a Cutty Sark cabin.

Character Encounters

Meet the captain, chat with the cook, and even take a tour with Nannie the Figurehead! You never know who you might run into on board Cutty Sark...

Saturday and Sunday | 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm

A mum and her child watch on as a group of sea shanty singers perform at historic ship Cutty Sark

Sea Shanty Singers 

Sing along to some sea shanties on the 'Tween Deck with The HogEye Men on Saturday and Swinging the Lead on Sunday, as they bring the ship to life with traditional working songs.

Saturday and Sunday | 11.45am, 12.45pm, 1.30pm


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Captain Woodget and kids with ropes

Cutty Sark

  • Explore the main deck
  • Walk beneath the ship
  • See how the crew lived
  • Family activities and interactives
  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
Adult £18
Child £9