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Matchstick Fleet Exhibition

13th August - 4th September

Matchstick Fleet Exhibition

Matchstick Fleet Exhibition

For more than 60 years master modeller Philip Warren has been painstakingly creating an armada of every Royal Navy warship afloat, in service or setting sail since the Second World War ... out of matchsticks and wooden matchboxes.

The models are based on drawings, plans and photographs of the real ships. They are flat bottomed so that when placed on a blue tablecloth they look as though they are in the sea. But these aren't just static models. If you can go down to the exhibition, get Mr Warren to show you how they move. The rotor blades spin on the aircraft, the radars move on the ships.

It might take more patience than most of us have- but Mr Warren's steady hand is something of a natural talent. Not to be missed! Come and be amazed at the detail and accuracy of the scaled replicas of modern warships on display.

Made entirely of matchsticks and matchboxes these models, that have taken one man a lifetime to build, fill the whole of our exhibition area.

Adult £8
Senior Citizen £7
Children under 5 FREE
Children 5 to 15 (Inclusive) Only £3
Family Tickets
2 Adults + 2 Children £18
1 Adult + 2 Children £10

Event type: Festivals

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Venue: Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth. DT4 8UF

Nearest town: Weymouth, Dorset, UK

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There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Poundbury, Lulworth, Dorchester and Bere Regis.

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Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

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arrowPortland

arrowDorchester

arrowBridport

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Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowWeymouth

	arrowPortland

	arrowAbbotsbury

	arrowPoundbury

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In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Weymouth, Dorchester, Bere Regis and Wareham.

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