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Discover the Dockyard Talk: The Ropery Restoration
September 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
This talk is presented by the Head of Shipkeeping and Heritage Engineering, Chris Jones.
The Ropery is a working museum, rope is still made commercially by the Trust’s rope making company, Master Ropemakers Ltd. The machinery, much of which was commissioned in 1854, needs repairing from time to time.
Chris Jones talks about the behind the scenes work that is needed to keep these historic machines operating.
Talks are scheduled for 11 am and 2 pm; the slot can be booked on arrival. Attendees should meet at the Ropery Shop.
This is included in the annual ticket price.