So without a doubt this must have been one of the most amazing evenings in awhile that I've had, with exams finishing and my leave slowly coming closer this was just a perfect evening. So the thing is my sister and I are major titanic fans, probably like majority of the world population. Yes we have watched the movie a million times could be more, we know the words and in our minds Jack & Rose were real people OK!
So understand my excitement when I got invited to see along with other media personnel the Titanic Artifact Exhibition.
I'm not gonna give away any details as I really think that the beauty of it is actually seeing it and experiencing it for yourself. The tour had a amazing interactive twist that kind of made you feel as if you were one of the passengers on the Titanic.
Titanic Exhibition is currently in Cape Town, at the Watershed V&A Waterfront, from the 22nd November 2015 until March 2016. The Artefact Exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the life of Titanic, paying homage to the indomitable force of the human spirit in the face of tragedy.
With a number of historic artefacts that have been recovered from the wreckage on display, none of them hit closer to home then the gold pocket watch that belonged to one of the passengers, Thomas William Solomon Brown, a Cape Town native. Thomas was a successful hotelier who decided to relocate to Seattle where his sister-in-law lived to pursue other business ventures. He was travelling with his family in second class, when tragedy struck. His wife and daughter were rescued, but Thomas died on the sinking ship and his body was never recovered.
“We just want people to come to the exhibition and experience the beauty and emotion these artifacts carry, and we have gone to great lengths to insure that the audience feels like they are in the Titanic, “says Nick Dreyer, COO of Expo RSA, the people responsible for the exhibit.
Tickets are available at www.webtickets.co.za and priced for all ages including adults, students, pensioners and children, with special discounts available for groups, school groups and corporates.
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