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In from the tide – Art Exhibition

An exhibition of seaweed and seashells collected on Great Southern shores, by artistic collective Alex Gerrard and Nicola Thomas. On display Saturday 2 - Sunday 17 July.

History Highlights

Escape the winter chill in the Colin Green Gallery and listen to incidents, accidents and weird sights, retold on film by past whaling station workers, 2 - 17 July.

All things Seaweed – Marine Biologist Meet & Greet

Get hands on and explore our diverse local seaweed with Marine Biologist Nicola Thomas. Saturday 9 July, 11am - 2pm.

“Sail and Oar” Wooden Whale Boat Activity

Join the ship’s crew these July school holidays and try your hand at constructing a miniature whaleboat. Monday 11 - Friday 15 July.

Yarn Whale Activity

Spin a yarn these July school holidays with our winter woollen whale craft! Monday 4 - Friday 8 July.

Meet a Whaler

As you explore the site these July school holidays, you may bump into in a real life past whaler! Monday to Friday, 4-8 July and 11-15 July.

Shell Shadow Frame Workshop

Join in a creative workshop that highlights the simple beauty of beach finds by creating your own shell shadow box artwork, Sunday 3 & Saturday 16 July 2022.

Seaweed Pressing Workshop

Join in a creative workshop that highlights the exquisite natural beauty of our local seaweed, Saturday 2 July 2022.

The Night Watch Experience

Step aboard the historic Cheynes IV whaling ship for a night like no other.

Summer School Holiday Program

Our 3 week holiday program runs from 10-28 January and is packed full of great activities for the whole family!

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From creative workshops and getting hands on with seaweed, to meeting past whalers, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Discover all things maritime and marine themed these July School holidays with our fun activities and events on offer 2 - 17 July.

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