Bristol is where Long John Silver ran a pub called The Spyglass; where Squire Trelawney found and fitted out the good ship Hispaniola, and where young Jim Hawkins stepped off the coach from Devon to set sail on the biggest adventure of his life – the search for Captain Flint’s buried treasure.
A walk full of pirates and buccaneers; hidden spy holes; dark secrets, dirty deeds and lashings of doubloons. Hear the story where it all began: Bristol docks. Laced with terrible pirate jokes and Ted, the fact checking parrot, to make sure your pirate gets the story straight. The perfect half term holiday treat.
Show Of Strength has a passion for local stories and loves sharing the city’s secrets and hidden history. Awards include Best of Bristol 2018: Theatre from Bristol24/7 and Best Live Performance at the Creative Bath Awards.
Our walk goes rain or shine, so dress for the weather: comfy shoes to walk in and umbrella if needed. Ends close to M Shed.
Our audiences say:
“Perfect way to spend time with little pirates” - Bristol Arts Monster
“Terrific” “Wonderful entertainment ...thoroughly recommend”
“Thrilling story-telling, enjoyed by all ages” “fun and very informative”
“Saw the city in a whole new way. Unmissable.'
Meet/start: by the Treasure Island trail barrel, top of King St (near the Centre) in front of the pink almshouses (BS1 4DT). Tour takes place outdoors. Ends close to M Shed. Lasts: 1 hour
Minimum age 8. Maximum group size 15. Social distancing must be observed.
Cost: Adults £10; U16 £5 (min age 8); Family ticket (2 adults + 2 U16) £25. Advance booking only.
Dates & Times: 12 noon & 2pm daily Saturday 24 October – Sunday 1 November 2020.
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