Titanic inspired art exhibition by Adam De Ville for one week only from 10th March: ‘Preludes: Where you go I go’ takes inspiration from Gavin Bryars’ piece, Sinking of the Titanic, in which the composer imagines what happened to the music the band was playing as the sound continued to reverberate in the water while the ship […]

Changes to Society Officers

Keeping you informed of changes within the British Titanic Society: David Scott-Beddard is the new Honorary Secretary. Bob Angel has now joined the committee as an officer. Commodore Ron Warwick is New Honorary President. Further details to follow…

HMHS Britannic Centenary Memorial Event

BRITANNIC 100  Commemorating the Centenary of the Sinking of HMHS Britannic November 2016 marks the centenary of the sinking of His Majesty’s Hospital Ship Britannic – the biggest single ship sunk in World War One. Striking a mine off Greece while acting as a hospital ship, she sank in 55 minutes with the loss of […]

Titanic Crew Window design competition

The Society is delighted to announce a significant milestone has been reached in its aspiration to help install the first-ever stained glass window dedicated to the crew of the RMS Titanic.  On 7th September, the Worship Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass launched its 2016 Stevens Architectural Glass Competition with the objective to attract […]

New York Pier 54 Archway preserved

The New York Pier 54 Archway is to be preserved in situ.  Full details are available in the ‘Response to comments’ document here: http://www.hudsonriverpark.org/assets/content/general/Pier_54_RTC_2015-02-10.pdf (p39). The response to comment 72 (p41) states “HRPT [Hudson River Park Trust] agrees that the arch is an important legacy that should be retained and it will be as part of the […]

Jack Phillips – illustrated talk on 10th April

Mandy Le Boutillier, international Jack Phillips expert and  BTS member will give an illustrated talk telling Jack’s story before the loss of the Titanic and during the disaster, based on her collection of postcards he sent home to his Farncombe family.Friday, April 10th at 7.30 pm at the Wilfrid Noyce Centre, Crown Court, Godalming. Refreshments […]

‘The man who left the Titanic’ performance on board the Cutty Sark

The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre is hosting the play The man who left the Titanic written by Patrick Pryor and performed by Isosceles (Pat Abernethy and Dave Marsden) on Saturday, March 28th at 19:45. The play deals with the last hours of the Titanic, and the aftermath of J. Bruce Ismay’s decision to step into a […]

‘SOS Titanic’ & ‘Titanic’ actor David Warner offers support to crew window appeal

As fundraising for the St. Mary’s Church memorial crew window gathers apace, Emmy Award winning film actor, David Warner has offered his full support to the project.  Known for many roles on the big and small screen, David is one of the very few actors to have appeared in two Titanic movies; firstly, portraying second […]