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August 2017

SHIP SHIP HOORAY!

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LV21 @ Gravesend, St Andrew's Quay
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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Join the crew aboard historic lightship LV21 for the long-anticipated re-opening at her new moorings.

Celebrate with family-friendly maritime merriment aboard the ship, explore the decks and make your own souvenir travel patch to mark the occasion.

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International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend 2017

August 19 @ 11:00 am - August 20 @ 4:00 pm
LV21 @ Gravesend, St Andrew's Quay
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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Step aboard LV21 to explore the decks and get to know the ropes.

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September 2017

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2017

September 9 @ 11:00 am - September 10 @ 4:00 pm
LV21 @ Gravesend, St Andrew's Quay
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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Join the crew aboard LV21, a unique 40 metre steel-hulled lightship, the last of the renowned Philip & Son's ships to be commissioned by Trinity House.

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SILK RIVER

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LV21 @ Gravesend, St Andrew's Quay
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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A six-mile walk along the foreshore and into the picturesque town centre through the old, newly restored covered market and a visit to the truly spectacular Sikh temple, before boarding LV21, the lightship moored at the riverfront for an early evening spoken word performance.

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GRAVESINDIA Exhibition

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - September 24 @ 4:00 pm
LV21 @ Gravesend, St Andrew's Quay
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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Come aboard to find out more about the GRAVESINDIA project.

See the bespoke site-specific textile installation created together with the local community using recycled Sari and Kurta fabrics. Meet some of the project artists and participants and make your own butterfly brooch inspired by the artwork.

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TOM CREAN Antarctic Explorer by Aidan Dooley

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
LV21 @ Gravesend, St Andrew's Quay
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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Tom Crean (1877-1938) the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes is brought to life aboard LV21 in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley.

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Under 16 year olds must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times aboard LV21 unless otherwise agreed with the organisers.
*Access onboard the ship is via steep staircases. Please wear flat, non-slip shoes.
*No smoking (including electronic cigarettes) and no alcohol permitted onboard the ship.)
*Opening times may vary dependent on tide and weather conditions.

Contact us if you would like to discuss access restrictions in more detail.


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