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See history come to life!

From historical re-enactments and famous ships to open-air theatre... There are lots of exciting events taking place at Buckler's Hard this year.

Living History at Buckler's Hard

Summer Holidays

20 July - 1 September 2019

Join costumed characters on daily living history tours to discover what life was like in this 18th century shipbuilding village. Plus follow the fun family quiz trail.

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The Villagers perform Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Open Air Shakespeare - Twelfth Night

21 July 2019

The Villagers Open Air Shakespeare Group perform Twelfth Night in aid of Home-Start Hampshire.

Find out more on the Home-Start Hampshire website. Please note this is a separately charged event and is not covered by your Buckler's Hard admission ticket or annual pass.

Gipsy Moth IV at Buckler's Hard

Gipsy Moth IV Open Day

15 August 2019

Climb aboard Gipsy Moth IV, the record-breaking yacht in which Sir Francis Chichester sailed single-handedly around the globe.

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Activities for children at Buckler's Hard - tying a bowline in the Maritime Museum

October half-term

26 October - 3 November 2019

Stay tuned for more details.

Kitchen living history demonstration

Easter Holidays

TBC 2020

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Living History at Buckler's Hard

May Half-Term

TBC 2020

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Regular Visitor? Save with an annual pass

Holders of the Buckler's Hard Annual Pass can enjoy unlimited access to the village, chapel, Shipwright's Cottage, Maritime Museum and The Buckler's Hard Story during normal opening hours.

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