Harbour Life half term

26th May – 3rd June

This half term, Emirates Spinnaker Tower are celebrating all things Portsmouth Harbour with a week of fun-filled family events. Harbour Life Half Term brings together many of the tower’s nautical neighbours who will offer opportunities to learn about a broad range of topics from farming oysters to driving ferries. The week of activity will include contributions from Natural England, the Institute of Marine Science at University of Portsmouth, the Blue Marine Foundation, Gosport Ferry, The Final Straw, and local artist Ian Whitmore.

Throughout the week a family trail and colouring in sheet illustrated by local artist Kate Rees will guide families through the features of Portsmouth Harbour while a nautical craft table will keep little ones amused in the Waterfront Café.

Harbour Life half term activities, 1-3pm:

Saturday 26th May – Find out about plastic pollution, what you can do to help and how it effects the wildlife with The Final Straw

Monday 28th May – Explore the world of oysters with the Institute of Marine Science at University of Portsmouth and the Blue Marine Foundation

Tuesday 29th May – Learn about the history of Gosport Ferry and the changes to Portsmouth Harbour over the years

 Thursday 31st May – Discover ‘What’s in the Mud?’ with Natural England and learn all about the important species and habitats that live in the harbour

Friday 1st June – Create your own ‘Spinnaker Snapshot’ with local artist, Ian Whitmore. Take harbour inspired objects and sunlight and take home a unique print

And much more!…