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Mersey River Festival

7th June 2013
Mersey River Festival

#MaritimeFestival – Following the recent 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic, there is an exhibition of the historic event which will form as part of the Mersey River Festival which starts this weekend of 7 - 9 June.

Around half a dozen Tall Ships will grace the River as Liverpool becomes one of the host ports for the Irish Sea Fleet - Maritime Tour 2013.

There will many free events and among the festival programme there will be curator talks, demonstrations and music and dance performances along waterfront venues, as well as plenty of fun and crafts for youngsters.

Find out more about Merseyside Maritime Museum's collections and displays, including rarely seen photographs and drawings and the Battle of the Atlantic online feature. For further details visit this link.

 

Published in Maritime Festivals
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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