What’s happening in Vågen in Stavanger in May?


For all interested parties or members of the Restauration Friends’ Association.

Various activities on board, ranging from educational programs with schoolchildren, May 17th celebrations, and various friend sailing trips. Visits on board by professional communities, partners, historical societies, Quaker communities, and of course, an open ship for the city’s residents, tourists, and other visitors.

Open ship during the daytime on many of the days Restauration is in Vågen from May 1st to May 31st. See the schedule below.
Welcome to drop by and welcome on board.

For everyone

Some of what’s happening:

May 17th: Will we meet YOU along the route when we participate in the Parade in downtown Stavanger?

May 18th: Gastronomic dinner with storytelling and Madeira wine tasting.
In collaboration with Fisketorget, sommelier Jonathan Lundgren, and Rosenkildehaven bakery.
See more info here (use Google translate).
SMS +47 924 38 515 or call for price and further information as well as booking.
All income apart from direct costs goes to financing the 2025 voyage.
Limited seats available.
SOLD OUT! (A few free places left for another opportunity on the 26th.)

May 20th: Open ship from 12 PM – 3 PM (free entrance every day with Open ship.)

May 22th: concert Chess man’s choir 16:30 – 17 PM

May 25th:
Open ship from 12 PM – 2 PM
Concerts: with brass musicians and entertainment on deck. 2:00 PM. 3:00 PM.

May 26th:
– mini concert: Stavanger Søemandsforenings shantykor 12 PM – 12:30 PM
Open ship from 12 PM – 5 PM
– New gastronomic dinner with storytelling and Madeira wine tasting.
In collaboration with Fisketorget, sommelier Jonathan Lundgren, and Rosenkildehaven bakery.
See more info here (use Google translate).
SMS +47 924 38 515 or call for price and further information as well as booking.
All income apart from direct costs goes to financing the 2025 voyage.
Limited seats available.

May 27th:
Open ship from 12 PM – 3 PM

May 28th:
Open ship from 12 PM – 4 PM

May 29th: Open ship from 12 PM – 2 PM

We have students from Nylund, Våland; Tasta, Kampen visiting on May 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, and 16th. The educational program is developed by teacher students at UIS and conducted in collaboration with Stavanger Maritime Museum / MUST.

We look forward to welcoming visitors and those interested to show the ship, convey the history, and talk about the upcoming sailing trip Stavanger – New York in 2025.
And be proud and good ambassadors for Stavanger’s emigration history, especially now in the run-up to the National 200th anniversary of emigration and Migration commemorations. Both in Norway and North America.

Welcome aboard when the ship is open during the daytime 🙂

For the Venneforening (Friend Association)

May 17th (Friday):
– From 10 AM to 12 PM: Breakfast in Vågen, on board Restauration. Registration and info here. (Limited number of seats, for members of the Friend Association.)
– Meetup from 3 PM (at Strandkaien), starting at 4:00 PM:
  Join us for a historic event! Restauration Venneforening debuts in the Parade in downtown Stavanger! Registration and info here. Bring friends and family.

Crew meetup for those sailing Stavanger – New York in 2025:
May 21st (Tuesday): all day​​​​​​​.
May 22nd (Wednesday): all day.

Above is listed SOME of everything happening on board the emigrant ship “Restauration” in Vågen.
With visits from school children in collaboration with teacher students at UIS and Stavanger Maritime museum, open ship, several mini-concerts on deck (free), member trips with the main sponsors, Monthly meeting for the Quakers in Stavanger, “A barrel of Madeira”, “Moonshine & Potatoes”, “Asphalt” visit and food by the dock, summer closure for the Food Bank in Rogaland, Friend Association’s day, gatherings for those participating in the 2025 voyage, meeting point, and many different meetings  ……..

SUBJECT to change. As it’s going to be 🙂

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Happenings earlier in May:

FOR EVERYONE:

May 1st: Restauration moves from Mosterøy to Vågen in Stavanger. Randaberg yngre mannskor sings Hymns on board and upon arrival around 2 PM. Welcome to greet at the innermost part of Vågen (near Fisketorget).

May 2nd: Open ship from 12 PM – 2 PM (free to come on board every day with Open ship.)
May 3rd: Open ship from 12 PM – 1:30 PM
May 4th: Open ship from 12 PM – 5 PM

May 6th: Open ship from 12 PM – 3 PM
May 7th: Open ship from 2 PM – 5 PM

May 9th: Open ship from 12 PM – 5 PM
May 10th: Open ship from 12 PM – 4 PM
May 11th: Open ship from 12 PM – 4 PM
May 12th: Open ship from 12 PM – 5 PM

May 13th:
Open ship from 12 PM – 4 PM
– Mini concert: instrumental Irish and Norwegian folk music on deck, 5 PM – 6 PM

For the FRIEND ASSOCIATION:
May 5th (Sunday):
Friend Association’s day on the ship – for all members. With social chat and good atmosphere. Welcome aboard.
Incl. review of updated Vessel Handbook and routines at 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM