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Titanic Exhibition at The Duke

27th January, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 31st January, 2018 @ 4:00 pm


Following two consecutive years of extremely successful events, we are pleased to announce that Nigel Voisey will be holding yet another fantastic Titanic exhibition in early 2018. The exhibition will showcase a fascinating selection of artefacts and memorabilia relating to RMS Titanic and White Star Line, the shipping company that created her. Nigel is passionate about the history of Titanic, the knowledge he has for the subject is next to none. It is clear that Nigel relishes the opportunity to share his fascinating collection with a wider audience and we are thrilled that he will be returning to the hotel.

As well as being an opportunity for Plymouth residents to see a fascinating range of Titanic-related objects, the exhibition also aims to acquaint visitors with an appreciation of the how the city was significant in the aftermath of the disaster. There were 215 survivors of the crew on-board, and for 167 of these, Plymouth’s Millbay Docks was their point of arrival back in England.

A further role for Plymouth in the story was in providing accommodation for 20 stewardesses from the Titanic after returning from the disaster. These women spent their first night right here at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, taking respite after the terrible ordeal they had endured but were fortunate to survive. This poignant factor clearly makes the hotel a fitting stage for a Titanic exhibition in the city.

To give you a flavour of the day, here is the footage from the 2017 exhibition.

For full details about the exhibition and to learn more from Nigel himself, please click here to visit the Titanic and the City of Plymouth website.


27th January, 2018 @ 10:00 am
31st January, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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