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Posted on Tuesday 10th April

On the 100th anniversary of RMS Titanic's departure form Southampton on her ill-fated maiden voyage, a parade will take place in the city.

The parade has been organized by the local council and the BBC, and will start at 12:30 BST at the Titanic Engineers' Memorial in East Park, and will include local children holding up photographs of Titanic's crew, finishing at the new SeaCity Museum which will be officially opened by Olympian James Cracknell.

The SeaCity Museum in Havelock Road will have a permanent Titanic exhibition and is set to form the centrepiece of Southampton's cultural quarter, the building has been part funded by a £4.9m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Southampton City Council has raised the remainder of the money.

For a selection of fascinating new books telling various aspects of Titanic's story, click here.

Further Reading


Only £14.99


(Paperback - 292 pages)
by Daniel Allen Butler

The first modern work to give a comprehensive picture of the RMS Titanic and the people intertwined with her fate, from disaster to recovery.

Drawn from primary sources and contemporary accounts and updated to coincide with the April 2012 anniversary, this new heart-rending narrative allows readers to come to their own conclusions about this legendary vessel.

Daniel Allen Butler spent more than 30 years researching the work, delving… Read more...

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