IBTC Portsmouth

Nov
24

Festival of Christmas Gift Workshops

We’ll be running wooden pen holder & model boat gift workshops in Boathouse 4 during Victorian Festival of Christmas this weekend 25-27 November in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. First come first served drop-in sessions. Limited spaces available.

By Franw | IBTC Portsmouth
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Please contact the office if you sent us a course enquiry from @Brest2016. Fête Maritime de Brest https://www.brest2016.fr/ We’ve had a minor glitch on our website, it’s all okay now! Thank you

By Franw | IBTC Portsmouth
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Jun
13

‘Jack Speak’ graffiti wall

We were recently asked by a visiting member of the public to Boathouse 4 https://www.facebook.com/Boathouse4/?fref=ts to photograph & post these images of the graffiti wall just outside Boathouse #4 Restaurant Here they are:   They’re situated on the wall on the mezzanine floor. But don’t just take our word for it – we’re free to enter, come and see […]

By Franw | IBTC Portsmouth
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May
11

HMS Warrior 1860 guests enjoyed coffee and bacon in the fabulous Boathouse #4 Restaurant during their talk and tour of Boathouse 4 last Saturday. What a great way to start the weekend!    

By Franw | IBTC Portsmouth
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BH4 Open today Bank Holiday Monday 28th March

Due to some wind damage access to BH4 is via the far end of the building today. Not the Big blue doors on Main Road. The  public are being diverted away from Main Road  towards Action Stations, they can then come back on to Main road at the far end of our building and access ourselves […]

By Gillw | IBTC Portsmouth
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In the boatshed today 22nd March

Lots going on today in the Boatshed More grown oak frames for Rover taking shape, plus keel bolts coming out. Nice to see some wood going back into the old girl.

By Gillw | IBTC Portsmouth
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Jan
26

Volunteer Stories: Fred Attwood

In the dim and distant past my Grandad was a ship builder at various ship yards around the country chasing work as it became available.

By Franw | IBTC Portsmouth
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