When: 28th – 30th August 2010, 11am – 5pm
Where: Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire
£: 5.80 (Concessions 4.90, children 3.90, family ticket 14.50. English Heritage members free).
What is it?
A weekend packed full of pirates, smugglers, privateers and sea dogs. Watch a musical adaptation of the great classic ‘Treasure Island’, which tells the story of young Jim Hawkins as he set sail on the Hispaniola in search of buried treasure. See duelling pirates, armed with cutlasses and swords demonstrate their fighting skills. Hear about pirate trials and punishment. Cover your ears as the noise of cannon and gunpowder is unleashed in demonstrations of pirate firepower. Plus, there are hands-on historical activities for junior pirates with the Time Travellers.
More info:English Heritage