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HMS Pickle at Open Bridges photo by Mike Hood

Open Bridges from HMS Pickle

September 29, 2017

All 13 bridges over the River Hull closed simultaneously for the first and only time in the city’s history – at 20:17 on the autumnal equinox 2017. Stories, observations, reflections, sketches and film and photographs have been flowing in. Adventures from different perspectives. The Open Bridges exhibition will showcase these to enable everyone to see…

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Sailors go back in time 200 years to crew sailing vessel which brought news of Trafalgar

Sailors go back in time 200 years to crew sailing vessel which brought news of Trafalgar

September 26, 2017

Sailors will step back in time more than two centuries when they crew a replica of the ship (HMS Pickle) which brought news of victory at Trafalgar next month. Twelve volunteers from Portsmouth Naval Base will take it in turns to sail the schooner HMS Pickle from Hull to the Solent so that the ship…

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