Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag...
The kit bag is a time-honoured tradition in the military. Sailors would head to sea, not knowing what lay ahead of them, with their possessions packed down into a kit bag.
Iconic images of sailors with their bags slung over their shoulders and songs sung in honour of the kit bag cement their place in our hearts.
Come to the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum and be issued your own “kit bag” to decorate as you wish.
We will use fabric pastels to create vivid, colourful designs which become permanent and machine washable after being set with a hot iron. We have templates for those who need them or you create a design from your wildest imagination.
Whether you create a PT rig bag (for your sports gear), a scran bag (for your lunch) or simply a book bag, your bag is sure to be as treasured as those the sailors took to sea.
Session Start Times: 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm.
Duration: 45 minutes.