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A Bristol Old Vic and ss Great Britain co-production

Step on board Brunel’s ss Great Britain after-dark this Halloween and settle in for a good, old-fashioned, Victorian fright-fest.Follow your ghoulish guide and navigate the darkest nooks and crannies of Brunel’s 173-year-old ship; explore the eerie sights, sounds and smells and watch out for characters lurking in the shadows, hoping to share their terrible tales with you.

In association with Bristol Old Vic, Spooky Ship takes inspiration from the ss Great Britain’s history and brings the ship vividly to life as professional actors roam the decks and ghostly figures from the past stalk the corridors, making it a nightmare to remember.The Dockyard Cafe Bar will also be open late, serving fang-tastic food on a gore-met menu throughout the evening.

Recommended for ages 8 to 16 and their families

TIMES: 5.30pm, 6.10pm, 6.50pm, 7.30pm, 8.10pm, 8.50pm

Brunel’s ss Great Britain has enjoyed 173 years of adventure, travelled a million miles at sea and been around the world 32 times on an incredible journey. 

Brunel’s ss Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6TY

Bristol Old Vic is the longest continuously-running theatre in the UK. Our mission is to create pioneering twenty-first century theatre in partnership with the people of our energetic city; inspired by the history and magical design of the most beautiful playhouse in the country.