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Trust joins forces with Sailors’ Children’s Society to offer close-up view of Viola return

25th November 2019

The 102-year-old son of a former skipper of the Viola has signed up to support two of his favourite charities which have joined forces to create a unique fund raising offer.

Eric Tharratt has signed two of the “Homeward Bound” calendars produced by the V…

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Viola Trust to deliver message in a bottle to Her Majesty’s Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

22nd November 2019

A bottle of gin hand-made in Hull by a multi award-winning distillery is on its way to the Falkland Islands as a gift from the Viola Trust.

Also being delivered is a message in a bottle signed by the Lord Mayor of Hull, a trustee of the Viola campaign an…

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Book now for a celebration dinner to launch the new Viola gin

2nd November 2019

Hotham’s Distillery have created a second Viola gin which will be launched at a celebration dinner at 1884 Wine & Tapas Bar.

The company unveiled an Old Tom Viola gin a year ago to help raise funds to support the Viola appeal.

Now they have produced…

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Viola campaign to benefit from calendar of famous ships

21st October 2019

The campaign to bring the Viola back to Hull will benefit from a unique calendar which has been produced to raise funds and to increase awareness of the project.

Larry Malkin, an artist from Welwick, East Yorkshire, initiated the project and has painted …

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Larry’s Viola fleet – the 12 ships selected for the calendar

21st October 2019

Larry’s Viola fleet – the 12 ships selected for the calendar

Larry Malkin was inspired to create the “Homeward Bound” calendar after being commissioned to paint a picture of the Norland for the cover of a book.

He had already decided to paint the Viola …

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