Frigate Unicorn

HM Frigate Unicorn
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His Majesty’s Frigate Unicorn, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is now the World’s last intact warship from the days of sail, one of the six oldest ships in the world and Scotland’s only representative of the sailing navy.

Venue Type:

Ship or maritime heritage site

Opening hours

Summer hours (Apr - Oct), daily, 1000–1700.
Winter hours (Nov - Mar), Thu - Sun, 1200–1600.

Admission charges

Adult £5.25
Children under 15 £3.25
Children under 5 free
Concession £4.25 (students, senior citizens)
Family (2 adult, 2 children) £13.75
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £10.75
Group (10 or more) £3.25 per head
Please note that these prices are liable to change without notice.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Maritime, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War, World Cultures

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Jessie Jordan - Hitler's Spy in Dundee

  • 16 March 2016 From 7pm

Postman Sandy Jack held the envelope in the jet of steam from a boiling kettle, eased open the flap and reached for a camera.
Intercepted thanks to the persistence of Jessie Jordan’s nemesis, Mary Curran, an assistant in her Dundee hairdressing salon, the letter steamed open in the city’s post office would lead MI5, the FBI and the Deuxième Bureau to Nazi agents in the United States, Britain, France, Ireland, Canada, Panama and... See More

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.frigateunicorn.org

Katie Russell Tapestry Workshop HM Frigate Unicorn.

  • 17 — 18 March 2016

Demonstrations will include warping up a loom and how to weave natural yarns. Basic techniques will be shown as well as more advanced ones. The workshop will produce
a woven sampler showing a range of techniques and ideas. The sampler can be a starting point for another piece of work or it can be kept as a finished weaving.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£150 per person

Website

http://www.katierussellweave.com

Catriona McKay and Chris Stout

  • 18 March 2016 7:30-9:30pm

Having gigged, explored and sculpted their musical identities together Catriona McKay, Scottish Harp and Chris Stout, Shetland fiddle continue to evolve and create a sound and style "operating at a rarefied level of expertise". Doors open at 7pm

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£10

Website

https://www.gammabookings.com/Frigate Unicorn

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Kurt Weill Cabaret on board HM Frigate Unicorn

  • 12 May 2016 From 7pm

An exciting cabaret performance featuring the music of Kurt Weill on board Scotland's oldest surviving ship.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.frigateunicorn.org

Daimh in concert

  • 17 June 2016 From 7:30pm

Gaelic Supergroup and un-challenged champions of straight-in-the-eye Highland music are based around West Lochaber and the Isle of Skye.

Formed around the turn of the century and taking the name from the Gaelic word for "kinship" Daimh (pronounced Dive) have taken their contemporary take of Highland and Gaelic music to over 20 countries,... See More

Admission

£10 per Ticket

Website

https://www.gammabookings.com/FrigateUnicorn/

Frigate Unicorn
Victoria Dock
Dundee
DD1 3JA
Scotland

Website

www.frigateunicorn.org/

Telephone

01382 200900

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