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September 2020

Sailing Trips on board the ‘Victor’ – IMT Barge Trips

10th September 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Customs House, 33 Key Street
Ipswich, IP4 1BZ United Kingdom
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£65

We are pleased to announce the following event is continuing with social distancing measures and other COVID secure guidelines in place. Please find the guidelines via the link below. IMT - Barge Trip - Covid Secure Guidelines This trip is a great chance to get the best views of the rivers Orwell, Stour and the Walton backwaters. While on board you will also get the chance to help sail the iconic barge. 'Victor' was built in 1895 by Shrubsalls at…

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June 2021

Visit ‘Historic Harwich’ all day trips

3rd June 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£65
HMS Victor

Leaving from outside the Old Custom House, Ipswich at 09.00 and returning approximately 17.00, Victor’ will motor/sail to Harwich Ha’penny pier. Passengers will leave the Victor at approx. 10.45/11.00 for a conducted tour of Historic Harwich Town by two guides from the Harwich Society. The tour will last approx. 90 minutes and the passengers will return to the Victor at 12.30 for drinks and lunch at 13.00 (two-course meal with wine). Victor will then leave Harwich as soon as possible…

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July 2021

Visit ‘Historic Harwich’ all day trips

1st July 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£65
HMS Victor

Leaving from outside the Old Custom House, Ipswich at 09.00 and returning approximately 17.00, Victor’ will motor/sail to Harwich Ha’penny pier. Passengers will leave the Victor at approx. 10.45/11.00 for a conducted tour of Historic Harwich Town by two guides from the Harwich Society. The tour will last approx. 90 minutes and the passengers will return to the Victor at 12.30 for drinks and lunch at 13.00 (two-course meal with wine). Victor will then leave Harwich as soon as possible…

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‘Two Rivers’ sailing trips

29th July 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£65
HMS Victor

Join IMT on a full day trip on the rivers Orwell and Stour A great chance to get the best views of the rivers Orwell, Stour, and the Walton backwaters depending on the weather, and to help with the sailing of an iconic boat. Victor was built in 1895 by Shrubsalls at Ipswich for Owen Parry of Colchester, mainly for use in the linseed oil trade. In 1947 she was the last sailing barge to be decommissioned. She was converted…

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August 2021

‘Two Rivers’ sailing trips

19th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£65
HMS Victor

Join IMT on a full day trip on the rivers Orwell and Stour A great chance to get the best views of the rivers Orwell, Stour, and the Walton backwaters depending on the weather, and to help with the sailing of an iconic boat. Victor was built in 1895 by Shrubsalls at Ipswich for Owen Parry of Colchester, mainly for use in the linseed oil trade. In 1947 she was the last sailing barge to be decommissioned. She was converted…

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September 2021

‘Two Rivers’ sailing trips

2nd September 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£65
HMS Victor

Join IMT on a full day trip on the rivers Orwell and Stour A great chance to get the best views of the rivers Orwell, Stour, and the Walton backwaters depending on the weather, and to help with the sailing of an iconic boat. Victor was built in 1895 by Shrubsalls at Ipswich for Owen Parry of Colchester, mainly for use in the linseed oil trade. In 1947 she was the last sailing barge to be decommissioned. She was converted…

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Visit ‘Historic Harwich’ all day trips

16th September 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£65
HMS Victor

Leaving from outside the Old Custom House, Ipswich at 09.00 and returning approximately 17.00, Victor’ will motor/sail to Harwich Ha’penny pier. Passengers will leave the Victor at approx. 10.45/11.00 for a conducted tour of Historic Harwich Town by two guides from the Harwich Society. The tour will last approx. 90 minutes and the passengers will return to the Victor at 12.30 for drinks and lunch at 13.00 (two-course meal with wine). Victor will then leave Harwich as soon as possible…

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October 2021

Flatford, Constable and the River Stour Navigation – IMT Autumn Talks

6th October 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Suffolk Waterfront Building, University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay
Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1QJ
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£4.50

Flatford, Constable and the River Stour Navigation - John Morris John Morris of the National Trust on Flatford, Constable and the River Stour Navigation. ‘Flatford is a wonderful place to visit. Knowing more about John Constable’s paintings of the area, many illustrating the industry based on the Stour, just enhances the experience. As well as volunteering for the National Trust at Flatford, John has been involved with inland waterways restoration, governing schools, and in the local community as a town…

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November 2021

Wemyss’ War, A British Admiral on Land and Sea – IMT Autumn Talks

3rd November 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Suffolk Waterfront Building, University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay
Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1QJ
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£4.50

Wemyss' War, A British Admiral on Land and Sea - John Johnson-Allen A return visit by the popular speaker John Johnson-Allen, who will talk about 'Rosy' Wemyss about whom he has authored a book, 'Rosy Wemyss, Admiral of the Fleet'. Wemyss is a largely unknown man who left an indelible mark on the life of Britain. His wide range of experience covers his journey from being a cadet in the Victorian Royal Navy to Admiral of the Fleet at the…

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December 2021

Red Sails on the Orwell – IMT Autumn Talks

1st December 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Suffolk Waterfront Building, University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay
Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1QJ
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£4.50

Red Sails on the Orwell - Chris Turland Another popular speaker, Chris will talk about the Ipswich company, R & W Paul, the family, the roots, activities and development of the company and in particular the maritime activities focussing on the routes ports and vessels both sail and steam. All talks start at 7:30pm with entry from 7pm at the University of Suffolk Waterfront Building. Car parking is available in the nearby Duke St car park or at IBC pay…

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