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What’s On

at the Historic Dockyard

Call the Midwife Location Tours

Led by your very own ‘midwife’ this guided tour visits areas of the dockyard that have been used as locations for the popular television drama series ‘Call the Midwife’. Throughout all five series, The Historic Dockyard Chatham has been transformed into 1950’s Poplar Dock many times and has had countless scenes involving the show’s stars, including Miranda Hart and Jenny Agutter, filmed across it’s 80 acre site. Featuring new behind-the-scenes stories and locations for 201 ...

Pirates!

Ahoy, me Hearties! Join us this May Half Term for some pirate fun on-board our very own Pirate ship! With The Dockyard themed and ready to fly the Jolly Roger – will you be brave enough to walk the plank! Yo Ho Ho!    ...

Ropery Songs

THE VICTORIA ROPERY
A chorus of bicycles, skipping to archival records and the rich heritage of the Ropery, will invite the audience to participate, listen and engage in an experimental action space. For the first time ever, the Victorian Ropery will be turned into a musical instrument with unique sounds be created across the Ropewalk as part of an experimental performance incorporating never heard before soundscapes.  The performance will be recorded and visitors are welcome to join the audience to see this piece ...

What's happening at The Dockyard?

THE WAGON STOP CANTEEN

Hugely popular with our visitors. A hearty ‘workshop’ menu - ‘doorstep’ sandwiches, hot Kentish pies, cakes and delicious Kentish ice cream. Eat alongside our Locomotives and childrens’ soft play.

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MESS DECK

If you think you know what our restaurant is like, think again! The Mess Deck is brand new. New kitchen, new seating, new menu - great British favourites, including our legendary fish and chips, all to be enjoyed sitting in an extraordinary building!

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