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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.

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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...

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...

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...

Pirates aplenty at Tall Ships 2017!

Captain Jack Sparrow will be leading the charge as Pirates descend upon the Historic Docks for Gloucester Tall Ships Festival. Brace yourself for a fierce battle between the impressive ships featuring cannon fire, ship-hopping buccaneers and sword fighting!...

Newfound Friends at Gloucester Tall Ships 2017

Newfound Friends will be performing demonstrations on the Sunday & Monday of the Gloucester Tall Ships, showcasing the amazing work that the Newfoundland dogs do. The Newfoundland Dog was the original ‘ships dog’ due to it’s well known working ability performing a...

Wakeboarding Confirmed!

Gloucester Tall Ships Festival is playing host to the latest extreme sport sweeping the UK and Europe. Wakeboarding is a thrilling surface water sport where the riders are towed along the water either by a speedboat or by a closed-course cable system. The riders can...