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Southampton Maritime festival - Mayflower 400yr Anniversary

Friday, 14th August 2020 - Sunday, 16th August 2020

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The Maritime Festival will once again be take over Southampton's historic docks in 2020 with a whole host of activities and attractions that hark back to port’s past.

Thousands of people flock to the annual festival,  to see historic ships, cars, steamrollers and take part in activities on and off the water. 

You'll be able to see and visit many historic ships and vessels and see what life was like living and working on board.

On land you can explore a large number of displays and demonstrations over the course of two days. The quayside will be packed with exhibits including historic cars, steam exhibits, heritage trams whilst Southampton’s Ocean Terminal will house many heritage and art exhibits, craft fairs and traders.

Heritages buses will once again provide a shuttle service to the docks from the city centre throughout the event.