Date: Saturday 14th March
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Price: Adult ticket £8.50 | Concession ticket £6.50
All tickets to the Woven Waves Event include free access to the Museum
Spaces: 30 (Book in advance to secure your space)
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As part of the Woven Waves: The Jutland Tapestries events programme, historian and author Nick Jellicoe will join us at the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine to discuss the battle in which his great grandfather, Admiral Jellicoe, took part. This insightful and thought-provoking talk by the author of Jutland: The Unfinished Battle and The Last Days of the High Seas Fleet: From Mutiny to Scapa Flow, will be followed by a book signing by the author. These titles are available for purchase online or in the museum bookshop.
About Nick Jellicoe
Nick is the Grandson of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe who commanded the Grand Fleet at Jutland / Skagerrakschlacht while his father, George Jellicoe, was the last man to hold the post of First Lord of the Admiralty. He is a frequent TV and radio presenter and uses digital animations to simply convey the complexity of historical events. The historian and book author launched supporting websites ScapaFlow1919.com and Jutland1916.com, where the Jutland animation used to help visually supplement the story of Jutland. 5 million people have viewed. He is married with two daughters and lives in Switzerland.
2.15pm: Introduction about Woven Waves: The Jutland Tapestries and Nick Jellicoe
2.15pm – 3.15pm: Nick Jellicoe’s talk
3.15 – 3.30: Comfort break
3.30pm – 4pm: Book signing
Cover image: The Iron Duke, 1917 by William Lionel Wyllie courtesy of Nick Jellicoe