Tag: The Historic Dockyard

Let’s go to… The Copper Rivet Distillery, by Anna Morell

Copper Rivet Distillery

The Victorians had a thing for waterworks. The machinery which transformed society and industry, they clad in buildings as good as palaces. Crenellations, towers, ornate brickworked structures like gussied up churches, they window dressed the plainer iron and clank beyond with the architectural equivalent of a crinoline. One such building, Pumphouse Number 5, sits behind…

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Review: Doc Yard and Sailors Academy, by Anna Morell

  • Posted by Emma Dewhurst
  • Events / Kids
Doc Yard at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham - WOW Kent

Last summer, at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, a slightly mad professor, Doc Yard, invented a brand new gas – A1R. Given this, um, ‘new’ discovery didn’t go entirely to plan, she’s back this year along with her able assistant, Bunsen, to show all budding Techsplorers her newest discovery – a special liquid called BU88L. Before…

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