Ships

Perth Museum and Art Gallery shares history behind merchants and makers

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

Perth's merchants and craftspeople are being celebrated in a new summer exhibition which digs deep into the history of the city.

By Hammer and Hand, running from June 30 to September 30 at Perth Museum and Art Gallery, is free and brings to life the people who formed the backbone of Perth's economy. The exhibition draws on archives, artwork and significant objects which bring their history and importance to life.

Europe’s largest Tall Ship Races are back

Tall Ships Races

In July 2018, a magnificent fleet of ships will arrive at the port of Sunderland, at the North East coast, in preparation for the Tall Ships Races 2018.

The Races is Europe’s largest, free, family festival and, as start host port, Sunderland will hold four days of celebrations between 11 and 14 July.

Around 1.5m people are expected to visit the city, to explore the ships, cheer the crews of young people from across the UK as they parade through the streets and, on the final day, wave farewell to the ships as they depart for Esbjerg, Denmark.

 

The schedule of events