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Victorian Christmas Weekend at SS Great Britain

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Victorian Christmas Weekend at SS Great Britain

About

Step back in time as Brunel’s SS Great Britain is transformed into a Dickensian, winter scene complete with a beautifully decorated dockyard, Victorian characters and even falling snow!

Festive food and drink
9.30am - 4.30pm,
Harbourside Kitchen will be stocked with festive flavours including minced pies and mulled wine.

Meet Victorian Characters
10am - 4.30pm,
Included in the price of admission

Experience the hustle and bustle of a 19th century dockside as Charles Dickens and the Ragged Victorians share their colourful stories with a seasonal twist. 

Meet Mr. Brunel
10am - 4.30pm,
​Included in the price of admission

Look for and meet the original Iron Man around the ship and be sure to remind him that it's Christmas!

GO ALOFT! Climb the rigging
12pm - 4pm,
£10 per person

Now open every weekend throughout winter, climb the SS Great Britain’s huge mainmast for one of the best views of Bristol. Ascend the rigging to a viewing platform at over 26m above ground level and even step out over the harbour on the main yard.

Shop for seasonal gifts
Visit the Gift Shop for a treasure trove of stocking-fillers and Victorian-style gift ideas from wooden toys to books and Bristol Blue Glass.

Tickets:
Admission to Victorian Christmas Weekend is included in the usual ticket admission. Tickets to Brunel's SS Great Britain include free unlimited return visits for a year (excluding group tickets, schools, or venue hire guests).
 

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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TripAdvisor

Great Western Dockyard
Gas Ferry Road
Bristol
BS1 6TY

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 0680

Opening Times

Dates: (7 Dec 2019 - 8 Dec 2019)

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