Fashion and Film at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Fashion and Film at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard


Portsmouth’s Making Waves Film Festival returns to the Dockyard

Making Waves will put on challenging film events at a varied range of unusual venues including the only surviving Royal Navy ship from the First World War’s Gallipoli Campaign HMS M.33 and the Cold War submarine, HMS Alliance.

Friday 25 Sep Turkish film Canakkale –Yolun Sonu tells the story of two brothers who fight on the front line at Gallipoli 1915 

Friday 25 Sep Premiere of community made documentary M33 Destination Dardanelles – see the trailer on YouTube

Saturday 26 Sep On board HMS Alliance, Morning Departure, the chilling submarine film starring John Mills and Richard Attenborough trapped on the bottom of the ocean will be an immersive experience when screened in the torpedo store.

Military uniforms have had a profound influence on everyday fashion. For the past 200 years fashion designers have been borrowing from this military style to create some of the most iconic fashion looks. Discover more about this timeless trend for all things military, by coming along to our celebration of naval fashion and nautical chic:

Forget Me Not embroidery class 14 Sep 14.00 – 16.30
At the National Museum of the Royal Navy
Hand embroider a handkerchief with ‘Forget Me Nots’, the flowers of remembrance and true love.
FREE event, booking essential.

Military Mannequins Photo Shoot 19 Sep 11.00 – 13.00 & 14.00 – 16.00
At the National Museum of the Royal Navy
Take part in our special location vintage photo shoot on board HMS M33 and in the HMS galleries.
FREE event, no tickets required.

Military Millinery Talk 21 Sep 12.00 – 13.00
At the Royal Marines Museum
Discover more about the history and development of military headwear.
Free event no tickets required. 

Millinery Class 21 Sep 13.30 – 16.30
At the Royal Marines Museum
Make your own couture -inspired headpiece inspired by designs from the First World War.
Tickets: £18 per person includes materials. Booking essential.
Nautical Chic Talk 22 Sep 18.30 – 21.00
At the National Museum of the Royal Navy
Join fashion historian Amber Jane Butchart, for a talk on her new book “Nautical Chic”.
Tickets: £10 per person and must be booked in advance.

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