Galleons Coffins & Drunken Sailors

Saturday 29th May 2021 to
Saturday 12th June 2021

Galleons Coffins & Drunken Sailors

A costumed history walk round Queenborough (Isle of Sheppey) with site specific stories and sea shanties.

Tales on the walk will include:
Deadman's Island
The Dutch invasion of the Medway
The Nore Mutiny Queen Philippa's Castle
The Elephant Park
Hogarth's Peregrination
Buried Treasure
Nelson & Emma Hamilton

This guided walk will take place at 12 Noon on two dates:

1. Sunday 30 May
2. Sunday 13 June 

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About the artists
Big Fish Arts is a multidisciplinary Arts Group which runs a variety of events including:
Costumed history walks
SeaShanties sessions
Lantern Parade & Carnivals
Art Workshops
Live Street Band Performances


Saturday 29th May 2021 to
Saturday 12th June 2021
12:00 - 13:30


Queenborough Rail Station, Mount Field, Queenborough




Previous An Estuary Reading Group
Thames Run: Source to Sea

Estuary 2021 is made possible by

Principal Partners

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