PICTURES: All aboard the HMS Unicorn for family fun

Swashbuckling pirates stormed the HMS Unicorn as people of all ages turned out for the vessel’s summer family fun day.

Adam McLaren (4) as a pirate
Callum Gibson (1) found some treasure in the captains’ quarters
Asha Abdurahman (6) with Martin from the Medieval Methil Group
Lola Moir (5) and her bother Jack (8) ready to take on any boarders with their cutlasses and cannon
Keeping the ship on course is Ellie mae Nugent (8)
Jack (4) and Christina Scott (5)
Having fun at the dressing up box are Juliette Hall (4), and twins Kirstie and John Macgregor (5)
Libbi McAuley (4)

Youngsters dressed up and got the chance to meet unofficial mascot Pirate Bob.

Children also had their faces painted and took part in sand art activities.

There was even a special curator’s tour of the Music of Maritime Life.

Billy Rough, education officer at the Unicorn, said: “It was such a fantastic day.

“It was incredibly busy despite it being a glorious sunny day. We were delighted to have live music courtesy of Big Noise Douglas and a motley crew of pirates from Medieval Methil Re-enactment Society entertained families.

“Pirate Bob was, of course, on hand to entertain kids with lots of pirate games.

“Look out for our next family fun day in October.”

The next fun day will take place on October 20.

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