Essential Information

Type Family fun
Location
Cutty Sark
Date and Times Select dates | 10-18 February 2024
Prices Free with entry to the ship

Come along to Cutty Sark this February half term! From storytelling and play boxes to character actors and trails, there's fun for the whole family on board the iconic tea clipper.

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

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Character actor playing James Robson on Cutty Sark

Character Actors

Friday - Monday across half term

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear stories about life at sea.

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Family workshop at Cutty Sark - group of children and guitar player

Storytelling at Cutty Sark

Join us for musical storytelling sessions inspired by Cutty Sark's crew.

For under 5s:

Wednesday 14 February | 'Tween Deck

11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm

Come and be part of a story which explores how the crew of Cutty Sark were a team! Join us for some sensory fun, songs and teamwork activities.

For all ages:

Thursday 15 February | Meet in the Dry Berth

Friday 16 February | 'Tween Deck

11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm

The crew of Cutty Sark are playing a game of hide-and-seek! Join us to learn about the different roles on board the ship and write our own collective sea shanty about life at sea.

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The front page of the trail shows a young person holding a sack, with the cutty sark behind. There's a seagull above and some maritime objects at the bottom of the page.

Pick up a Cutty Sark trail

Available daily

Pick up a family trail or backpack from the admissions desk and discover new facts, stories and people in Cutty Sark's life - past, present and future! 

The trails are free, but donations are welcome.

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Two children with paper colorful masks

Play boxes at Cutty Sark

Available daily

Play all you can with our new fun filled boxes for families. From stacking blocks to party-themed props, our play boxes at Cutty Sark provide the perfect opportunity to let your imagination set sail.

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What’s On

Cutty Sark Toddler Time
Toddler running in front of the figureheads
Family fun

Cutty Sark Toddler Time

Listen, learn and play at Cutty Sark: bring your under-5s on a different adventure every week!
Wednesdays | 10.30am | 11.30am | 1.00pm | 2.00pm
£5 per adult
Cutty Sark
Meet the characters of Cutty Sark
James Robson the cook, one of the characters you can meet on board Cutty Sark. He wears a flat cap and red scarf, and is pointing at the ship's rigging
Family fun

Meet the characters of Cutty Sark

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear astonishing stories about life at sea in the age of sail
Weekends and Fri-Mon in school holidays | 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
Included with entry to Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark
Shipkeeping in action
Man and woman looking at gingerbread on cutty sark
Talks and tours

Shipkeeping in action

This is your chance to meet the team who care for and conserve Cutty Sark
Monthly | See page for details
Free for Cutty Sark ticket holders
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark Comedy
Events and festivals | Museum Lates

Cutty Sark Comedy

Join us in the Lower Hold of the famous tea clipper for a fantastic evening of stand-up comedy
31 March and 26 May 2024 | 6.30pm-8.30pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Adult: £18.00 | Members: £16.00
Cutty Sark
Members' tours of Cutty Sark
A shot with the Cutty Sark on the left hand side, facing Canary Wharf in the background
Talks and tours | Member events

Members' tours of Cutty Sark

Discover the history of the iconic vessel with an exclusive tour for Members.
Friday 19 April, Friday 26 April, Friday 3 May and Friday 10 May 2024 | 11am-12pm
Free for Members – booking required
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark Concert - The Old Time Sailors
Image of band of people under the copper hull of Cutty Sark sailing ship, standing on a stage wearing shirts and paper bag trousers, holding instruments. Behind them are an array of ship's figureheads.
Events and festivals | Museum Lates

Cutty Sark Concert - The Old Time Sailors

Sail back in time with us for an immersive experience of traditional seafaring music underneath the Cutty Sark
Thursday 25 April 2024 | 7.30 - 10pm
Adult: £23 | Member: £21 | Young person/student: £21
Cutty Sark