Call the Midwife
Now showing Season 9, Call the Midwife is a BBC One show loved by millions across the UK.
Arrive at Chatham Historic Dockyard for a tour of a lifetime. Call the Midwife regularly captures the hearts of over 10 million viewers who tune in to watch the much-loved programme.
However, little do those viewers know that the historic Dockyard Chatham has been the backdrop for many of the shows’ most iconic scenes.
We are very excited to be offering this tour which has been re-worked by the shows’ producers.The tour features material from the latest series, as well as props, costumes, set and of course a costumed Midwife to lead your tour.
Walk in the footsteps of Nurse Trixie Franklin, Sister Julienne and Dr Turner and explore where the real drama happens. The walking tour is led by your very own costumed midwife. Along the tour you’ll recognise the cobbled streets and buildings of ‘Poplar’ plus iconic locations such as the Grosvenor Hotel and ‘Chummy’s Hill’, where Nurse Noakes famously learnt to ride her bike. With a picture book to help trigger your memories, you’ll see just how Neal Street Productions transform 400 year old Chatham dockyard into to 1950’s East London. The tour culminates with our exclusive Call the Midwife exhibition containing set, props and costumes.
Following your tour, enjoy a fish and chip lunch, served with tea or coffee, with cheesecake for dessert.
You can also explore the following in your admission to Chatham Dockyard, including:
Command of the Oceans (revealing the full dockyard story, thrilling archaeology and long-hidden objects for the first time)
Three Historic Warships (HMS Cavalier, HM Submarine Ocelot and HMS Gannet)
The Victorian Ropery, RNLI historic lifeboat collection
No 1 Smithery (a joint project between the Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
Royal Museums Greenwich and Imperial War Museums)
Steam, Steel and Submarines (The Dockyard story through the industrial revolution and two World Wars)
3 Slip: The Big Space. (the largest wide span timber structure in Europe).
One free place after 30 paying passengers
Please note, to avoid disappointment, Nonnatus House is not featured at Chatham Dockyard