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Try your hand with feather quills and ink this weekend at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

The Mary Rose Museum is open to visitors for Writing Tudor Style on Saturday and Sunday (September 29-30) from 11am until 1pm, and 2pm until 4pm.

There will be hands-on activities for all the family to get involved in, while you can all try to learn about writing the way they did in the 16th century.

The event is free with a valid ticket to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

For more information about Writing Tudor Style at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, call (023) 9283 9766 or go to historicdockyard.co.uk.