This Easter, enjoy sea shanties, live performances and fantastic family activities throughout April on board Cutty Sark


Set sail to Greenwich this Easter and enjoy some fantastic family activities on board the historic tea clipper Cutty Sark!

All activities and performances are free with entry to the ship and suitable for all ages. 

Sea Shanty Singers (2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th and 10th April)
Location: Tween Deck 
Performances Timings: 11:45am | 12:45pm | 1:30pm
Ready for a singalong? Join the resident sea shanty groups as they bring the ship alive by singing traditional working songs.
* Suitable for all ages and abilities

Character Actors (1st, 5th, 8th, 12th, 13th and 14th April)
Location: Around the ship 
Performances Timings: 11:00am | 12 noon | 2:00pm | 3:00pm 
Meet the captain, chat with the cook, and even take a tour with Nannie the Figurehead! Join in with the fantastic character actors and get a taste of a life at sea. You never know who you might run into on board Cutty Sark.
* Suitable for all ages and abilities

Shanty Stories (2nd April)
Location: Tween Deck 
Workshop Timings:  11:00am | 12:30pm | 2:00pm [Duration: 45-minute sessions]
Embark on an immersive musical journey with some sea shanty-inspired storytelling! Dive into tales of daring sailors aboard the ship and sing shanties together.
* Suitable for all ages and abilities

Ship Shapes (2nd and 11th April)
Location: Dry Berth
Workshop Timings: 11:00am-1:00pm | 2:00pm-4:00pm 
Put your creativity to the test and build a new dockyard in Greenwich for the famous tea clipper to moor in. This drop-in workshop is held beneath Cutty Sark itself, meaning kids can join in with the activity before stretching up to touch the gleaming hull.
* Suitable for all ages and abilities

Search for a Play Box (Available every day)
Throughout our sites, you might come across a play box. These fun-filled boxes are for children and adults alike to explore and help them discover more about their surroundings.

From stacking blocks to party-themed props, the new play boxes at Cutty Sark provide the perfect opportunity to let your imagination set sail. There are no instructions, just use your creativity to play with the objects you find!

Pick up a Family Trail (Available every day)
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! 

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* Free Admission with entry to the ship

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  • Children welcome


Map & Directions

Easter Holidays at Cutty Sark

Type:Easter Event

Cutty Sark, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9HT
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Opening Times

Easter Holidays at Cutty Sark (1 Apr 2024 - 30 Apr 2024)
Character Actors (13 Apr 2024 - 14 Apr 2024)
Saturday - Sunday11:00


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