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As part of the Woven Waves: The Jutland Tapestries events programme, historian and author Nick Jellicoe will join us at the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine to discuss the battle in which his great grandfather, Admiral Jellicoe, took part.

This insightful and thought-provoking talk by the author of Jutland: The Unfinished Battle and The Last Days of the High Seas Fleet: From Mutiny to Scapa Flow, will be followed by a book signing by the author. These titles are available for purchase online or in the museum bookshop.Your ticket to the event also gives you free entry to the museum.

About Nick Jellicoe

Nick is the Grandson of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe who commanded the Grand Fleet at Jutland / Skagerrakschlacht while his father, George Jellicoe, was the last man to hold the post of First Lord of the Admiralty. He is a frequent TV and radio presenter and uses digital animations to simply convey the complexity of historical events. The historian and book author launched supporting websites and, where the Jutland animation used to help visually supplement the story of Jutland. 5 million people have viewed. He is married with two daughters and lives in Switzerland.


2pm: Arrival

2.15pm: Introduction about Woven Waves: The Jutland Tapestries and Nick Jellicoe

2.15pm – 3.15pm: Nick Jellicoe’s talk

3.15 – 3.30: Comfort break

3.30pm – 4pm: Book signing

Spaces: 30 (Book in advance to secure your space)


Scottish Maritime Museum: Irvine

The Linthouse Building, Harbour Road, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8QE

01294 277177


Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm

You can now buy tickets in advance from our website

2 metres social distancing is enforced.

Please wear a mask on the premises

Our cafe is now open.

Unfortunately we cannot currently offer tours of MV Kyles or our Tenement Flat.

Visitors will find hand sanitising stations the museum and we’ve increased our cleaning regime across all buildings

As ever, visitor teams will be on hand to answer any questions you have.

Please do not visit the Museum if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of Coronavirus.

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