Come and take to the High Seas with this workshop with a difference!


Piratical Combat workshop on Land & Sea!

Join us for a dramatic combat workshop with a difference. In the morning we explore movement, footwork, sword handling and preparing scenes with partners.

Then in the afternoon we shall take what has been learnt in the morning out to the Tall Ship Irene in Falmouth Harbour and put the skills into practice in a real shipboard environment.

Once aboard there shall be the opportunity to take pictures and have the fights and actions recorded.

Spaces are limited so please book asap.


Sat 25th June 2022 | 10am till 4pm approx.


Falmouth Cornwall (Morning on Land, Afternoon on the water)


Full: £85

Book before the end of May & save:

Early Bird (expires 1st June): £70

How to book:

Email: for a booking form



Who is it for?

Any actors, dancers, creative or those who are interested, no previous stage or screen combat experience required. Over 18’s only.

Bear in mind it is a physical workshop and requires a lot of movement and working closely with others, plus you will need to climb aboard the ship.

Why do it?

Workshops in a rehearsal room are great, the opportunity to take your skills on to ‘location’ is an chance not to miss!


About the Irene

Irene is one of the last West Country traditional trading ketches to sail our seas; a 1907 120ft gaffer with a few stories to tell. Built in the docks at Bridgwater in 1907 by FJ Carver and Son, she had a long career hauling cargo, before a period of abandonment and neglect. She has featured in several films and adverts, including Disney’s infamous ‘The Pirates of the Caribbean’ and is now awaiting you aboard.

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Will we be sailing?

Not on this workshop, Irene will be moored.

How will we get to the ship?

Either by Tender or Water Taxi

What if the weather is bad?

In the event of poor weather we will postpone and look at rescheduling the workshop

I get seasick can I still attend?

You are welcome to sign up however it is your own choice, and we cannot be held responsible if you are unable to take part.

Will there be costume?

Possibly, depending upon sign ups and resources. If you have something you would like to wear, feel free, but do note in the interests of safety we may have to say know to certain items.

Is this safe?

Provided you follow instructions and are responsible yes, this is no more dangerous than other workshops. Before boarding and once onboard there shall be a full safety briefing.

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