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Festivals

Waterloo Festival at Apsley House  [01/06/2013 - 30/06/2013]


 Details
Every weekend in June, visitors to Apsley House in London can enjoy events centred on the build-up to the battle of Waterloo. The main events are as follows:
 
1-2 June - Kids' weekend, with hands-on activities.
 
8- 9 June - Re-enactors' weekend; enthusiasts explain the costumes and manners of the era.
 
15-16 June - Focus on daily experience of the Napoleonic Wars, performed by actors.
 
22-23 June - Victory celebrations of the battle with music, dance and performance.
 
29- 30 June - A look at the Battle of Vitoria and the Peninsular War.
 
More information. 

 Opening times
April - October: 11am - 5pm (closed Monday and Tuesday
November - March: 10am - 4pm (closed Monday - Friday)

The museum is closed between 24 December and 1 January. The museum is closed on bank holidays during the period November - March.
It will exceptionally be closed for refurbishment from 4 November 2013 to 31 March
 2014.


General public

 Address
Apsley House-Wellington Museum
Apsley House, The Wellington Museum
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner - W1V 9FA London - UK

 How to get there
Tube: Hyde Park Corner (exit 3), Picadilly Line
Buses: 2, 8, 9, 10, 14, 16, 19, 22, 36, 38, 52, 73, 74, 82, 137.

 Telephone number
+ 44 (0)20 7499 5676

 Site
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/apsley-house/

 Language
English

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