On Saturday we performed at the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. We have played there a few times before, and enjoy the excitement of seeing the ship and all of its artifacts.
We set up ready to play in the meal that was being hosted at the museum for The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers. Having never heard of this society before, a quick Google search showed us that this is in fact a City Livery Company, founded by Royal Charter in 1629. Their purpose – to support the prevention and treatment of vision impairment – has remained the same for almost four centuries. Impressive stuff!
We played a great big selection of tunes and enjoyed seeing the fabulous flower arrangements of the Mary Rose ship on the tables.
Thank you to the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers for booking us, and thanks to the Mary Rose for hosting us again!