The Long John Silver Trust are putting on a pirate do to celebrate the launch of Pirates and Privateers out of Bristol by Keith Griffith and Mark Steeds. There will be pirates, poets, the Matthew and music accompanied by refreshments and local ales. All this will be at the Boat House, Redcliffe Wharf on Saturday 20th February, 1-4pm.
To publicize the 125th anniversary of the publication of Treasure Island the Long John Silver Trust have commissioned a wicker statue of Long John. This statue had its unveiling at Waterstones book shop in Bristol’s Galleries on Thursday 6th March (which happened to be World Book Day). The sculpture, by Stephen Froom of Wicked Willow, was unveiled by the Mayor of Bristol, some Waterstones’ pirates, Dumpling The Parrot (from JungleTalk) and yours truly. Helping us were pupils from Hanah More […]