Wells Pirate Festival
A three day Pirate festival with fun events and activities for all the family in Wells next the Sea
|Dates||Fri 13th September to Sun 15th September 2013|
|Location||Wells next the Sea|
Calling all shipmates, smugglers and salty dogs! Following last years rum soaked success Wells next the Sea celebrates its second Pirate festival this September. Don your best pirate garb and enjoy pirate-themed events and activities for the whole family - swashbuckling fun is guaranteed.
SMUGGLERS BALL at the Maltings Hall (Pirate feast, rum cocktails, Pirate band and Pirate games)
PIRATES ON THE PARK
BOAT TRIPS TO PIRATE ISLAND
More piratical events to be confirmed, times and locations may vary, please ring for latest details - 01328 839000
Proceeds from the Pirate festival go towards the Wells Maltings project, which aims to restore and transform the Maltings building in Wells next the Sea into a vibrant cultural hub for our commuinty to enjoy for the next hundred years and beyond.
Wells Pirate Festival should prepare you well for International Talk Like a Pirate Day which takes place in September. Here are a few basics to get you started
Ahoy! - "Hello!"
Avast! - Stop and give attention. It can be used in a sense of surprise, "Whoa! Get a load of that!" which today makes it more of a "Check it out" or "No way!" or "Get off!"
Aye! - "Why yes, I agree most heartily with everything you just said or did."
Aye aye! - "I'll get right on that sir, as soon as my break is over."
Arrr! - This one is often confused with arrrgh, which is of course the sound you make when you sit on a belaying pin. "Arrr!" can mean, variously, "yes," "I agree," "I'm happy," "I'm enjoying this beer," "My team is going to win it all," "I saw that television show, it sucked!" and "That was a clever remark you or I just made." And those are just a few of the myriad possibilities of Arrr!
Release your inner Jack Sparrow! See you there...