Pirates for Hire!
The Moody Crewe

Who We Are
The Moody Crewe was founded in 2007 and is based in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. We are available for programs that are both educational and entertaining which can be easily customized to suit all ages and environments. Several of our school programs are designed to meet specific Virginia Standards of Learning.

    The men and women of the Moody Crewe represent the "Golden Age of Piracy"  (1680 to 1730).  Our namesake, Christopher Moody began his career as a pirate in 1718 off the coast of Virginia and was executed along with the crew of Bartholomew Roberts in Cape-Corso-Castle (Africa) in 1722.

   Our Qualifications 
Our members have over 100 years combined experience as living historians. Our qualifications include: the National Registry of Living Historians, 
certified as Black Powder Expert by the National Park Service and awards for historic authenticity.

    Where We've Been
National Geographic Museum, Washington, DC
Mariners Museum, Newport News, VA
  Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum
Nauticus Museum, Norfolk, VA
OCGS Museum, Virginia Beach, VA
Yorktown Watermans Museum
Virginia Beach Historic Houses
Pirate Party on the Beach, Virginia Beach, VA
ECU Pirate Fest, Greenville, NC
Harborfest, Norfolk, VA
Pirate Festival, Fairfax County, VA

Tall Ships Festival, Cape Charles, VA
Pirate Invasion, Yorktown, VA
Virginia Childrens' Festival, Norfolk, VA
Bethpage Buccaneer Week, Urbanna, VA
Pirates at Cashie River Center, Windsor, NC Kiptopeke State Park, Kiptopeke, VA
Urbanna Founders Day, Urbanna, VA
Spirit of Norfolk Halloween Cruise
Family Fun Day, Camp Lejeune, NC
Flying Pirate Marathon, Nags Head, NC  
Richmond County Library, Richmond, VA
Smoot Library, King George, VA
History Days, Regional Library, Woodbridge, VA
Portsmouth Catholic Regional School
For Kids Charity Auction
Boy Scouts of America, Crewe, VA
Surrender the Booty for Alzheimers
Child Time Centers, Virginia Beach, VA
La Petite Academies , Virginia Beach, VA


What We Do
  There's an old buccaneer proverb; "Your life is always better when there's a pirate in it." So now you're wondering, how can I get a pirate in my life. Well here are a few ways:

Historic Presentations (schools, museums, libraries)

Birthday Parties (all ages)

Charity Fundraisers (we're good at getting people to donate)

Pirate Weddings (2 ordained ministers on our Crewe)

Fairs and Festivals

Educational Programs and/or lectures (general pirate history, 18th century navigation, 18th century food,
18th century medicine, 18th century weaponry,
 21st century "pirate leadership" for businesses)
Entertainment (songs and comedy)

We will work with you to meet your piratical needs for
any type gathering, any size, any location.

   To Contact Us

   The Moody Crewe is licensed and insured through :
    Histories and Haunts, LLC
    P.O. Box 5372
    Virginia Beach, VA 23471

    Phone: (757)469-7978
    e-mail:     click here
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