LYME REGIS CHILDREN’S WEEK: Boat Building Workshop at the Story Boat | Tuesday 3 April – CANCELLED

A drop-in workshop for all ages of children with a traditional boat-builder and artist – DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.



Traditional wooden boat-builder Gail McGarva is holding a drop-in workshop inside the Story Boat where children of all ages can learn about traditional boat-building skills. Children will get the chance to rivet their own miniature plank. The miniature plank which will be taken away as a keepsake of the Story Boat.

The Story Boat project is a miniature maritime memories museum created from an upturned boat in which people’s memories are recorded and preserved.

Traditional wooden boatbuilder Gail McGarva worked in collaboration with local wheelwrights Rowland & Son to give a new lease of life on land to a retired Dorset fishing boat  called Vera. She transformed it into enchanting oral history recording and exhibition space.

This event is part of Lyme Regis Children’s Week

The Story Boat will be in residence outside the Marine Theatre for Lyme Regis Children’s Week


£2, no need to book just turn up at the Marine Theatre

10 A.M ~ 1 P.M.