YAR! Who be ready fer th’ Pirate festival takin’ place this weekend in Swanage (Purbeck)?! There’ll be Stalls, pirates, entertainment, music and more - fun for the whole family, mateys! Ye be a fool to miss out. Purbeck Pirates - What’s it all about? Purbeck Pirate festival was first introduced last year as a charity event to ‘Save the Pier’...
Did you know June the 17th 2017 is Harry Paye Day? An annual event that happens in Poole dedicated to the famous pirate Harry Paye! Who is Harry Paye? 'A good 200 years before the likes of Blackbeard, Captain Flynn, Long John Silver, Charles Vane, etc all of whom are portrayed fantastically in the series ‘Black Sails’ (If you haven’t watched...
Weymouth BID has joined forces with the Weymouth Garrison and Nothe Fort to give us a weekend of pirate fun for all the family! Now in its 3rd year the Weymouth Pirate Festival is set to be the biggest and best yet, so make sure you’re there! The event is organised by the Dorset Buccaneers and raises much needed funds to restore Weymouth’s Town Hall, which has seen plenty of Pirate skirmishes in its time. From the 3rd to the 6th April there will be a whole host of family friendly pirate activities to get stuck into and if that wasn’t enough to excite you, it’s free! The local businesses and most of the town’s people will be dressed to the nines in pirate fancy dress too, so don’t be shy and get involved! Pirate Antics Live music entertainment over the weekend will be provided by the world renowned Celtic pirate band The Dolmen who will play their first show on the Friday night at The Golden Lion and then host The Pirate’s Keep evening at The Wyke Smugglers on the Saturday. Sunday will see The Boot play host to The Captain’s Beard who will also be around and about the town over the weekend providing shanties as they go. Continue reading →