Category: Events

Bikes and Boats, 25th – 26th May

The crocheted bike, that the Coffee and Crochet Group have made, has now gone to Port Arcades in the town centre to promote the Bikes and Boats event.  This event is happening at the museum on the Saturday and Sunday

Festival de Loire d’Orleans

The Society is planning to take part in the above French River Festival from the 18th to the 22nd September this year. It is intended to exhibit our tank boat Gifford at the Festival and we will also have a

Great Easter Boat Gathering.

Over 2,400 visitors and boaters visited the museum during the most fabulous hot and sunny Easter weekend, bringing a real buzz to the site.  The society makes financial contributions towards museum schemes and it was great to see some of

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Gifford Returns

To the sounds of a military band and flag waving, Gifford was welcomed back to her home moorings at the museum after her extensive works. The society wish to thank Chris Bacon for these photographs.

Stammers Lecture Change of Venue

The venue for the upcoming Stammers Lecture on Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 at 6.15 p.m. has been changed from the Merseyside Maritime Museum to the Martin Luther King building, otherwise known as the Old Dock Office or Granada Building.

Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture

For those who remember Mike and for those who don’t, the Centre for Port and Maritime History has organised another lecture in what is now an annual series recognising the late Emeritus Curator of the Merseyside Maritime Museum (MMM). 050

The Christmas Concert on Saturday December 8th

The Wirral Singers and Ringers gave their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday December 8th. The varied programme of Christmas music, readings, piano solo  and community carols was enjoyed by all. This was the 30th year of the Concert and in

Bells Ringing and People Singing

This was the sound of The Wirral Singers and Ringers on Saturday 9th December who gave a wonderful Christmas Concert in aid of The Boat Museum Society. Under the direction of Gill Brady and Ian Robertson accompanied by Rose MacPherson,

Recent photos of ‘George’ and ‘Bantam’

Here are a couple of photos of George arriving in Liverpool. And here are two more of Bantam leaving Ellesmere Port to join George at Lydiate.

Grand re-opening of Porter’s Row

The Grand re-opening of Porter’s Row cottages was celebrated with a street party on 6 September 2014. The event was attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Ellesmere Port, Cllr and Mrs Brian Jones, along with relatives of, and former

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