Tall Ships Festival 2017

The Historic Gloucester Docks will be shown in all their splendour over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend as they play host to the award-winning Gloucester Tall Ships festival and are chock full of fabulous activities for all the family to enjoy.

Setting Sail on Saturday 27 May 2017 – Monday 29 May 2017

Adventures from the high seas and bygone days from the Victorian period will be brought to life at the Gloucester Tall Ships festival.

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Tall Ships Festival 2017

The Historic Gloucester Docks will be shown in all their splendour over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend as they play host to the award-winning Gloucester Tall Ships festival and are chock full of fabulous activities for all the family to enjoy

Setting Sail on
Saturday 27 May –
Monday 29 May 2017

Ships

See a list of the ships that will be visiting

Attractions

Attractions for the whole family!

Historical Docks

Located in Gloucesters Historical Docks

Fun filled day for the whole family!

Kids of all ages will have lots to keep them entertained throughout the festival. They will absolutely love the awe-inspiring tall ships and the captivating stories from captain and crew about their adventures at sea.

Entertainment for all!

As well as marvelling at the awe-inspiring tall ships you’ll be able to spy pirates sword fighting, catch a sea shanty or two, try your hand at a variety of fun games, and visit fantastic food and drink and craft stalls, plus lots, lots more. Keep a lookout for the popular Captain Jack and his pirate pals as they treat kids to some dramatic duels and swashbuckling shows throughout the festival.

Need some food and drink? There will be stalls galore serving up all manner of scrumptious delights for young taste buds.

Live Music Stage!

The Gloucester Shanty Festival will provide young inquisitive minds with a look at folk and maritime traditions around the city centre. And for those youngsters who fancy a spot of singing and dancing, local bands will be playing on the live music stage!

Adventures from the high seas and bygone days from the Victorian period will be brought to life at the Gloucester Tall Ships festival. As one of the best preserved Victorian inland ports in the country, it couldn’t be more fitting to have wonderful characters from that famous era parading around in their old-fashioned but distinctive garb during the festival.

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Living History at Gloucester Tall Ships Festival!

Living History Adventures from the high seas and bygone days from the Victorian period will be brought to life at the Gloucester Tall Ships festival. Prepare to be wowed by the swordplay and stunts of the loveable rogue, Captain Jack, and his buccaneering brethren in...
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Wheelyboats come to Tall Ships!

Wheelyboats are a national charity that help get disabled people out on the water and actively participating in waterborne activities. Wheelyboats overcome the physical disadvantages people with mobility and other impairments face when trying to access the enormous...
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Try something new this Bank Holiday weekend!

This Bank Holiday weekend you will have the opportunity to learn how to Stand Up Paddle Board at Gloucester Tall Ships! You will have the chance to paddle alongside impressive tall ships in the picturesque Gloucester Docks, giving you an exclusive view of the ships...
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