In conjunction with their Battle of Waterloo Bicentenary Exhibition which opens on 25 March (see our event page here), the Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum will be hosting a series of talks (including some by Sir Christopher Wallace and Colonel Nick Lipscombe), as well as children's activities days, seminars and weekend breaks.
Here are a few highlights of the talks:
5.45 pm Tuesday, 7 April 2015 – Evening Talk
Subject: ‘An Overview of Waterloo'
Speaker: Sir Christopher Wallace, military historian and Chairman of the Museum's Trustees
6.15 pm Tuesday 14 April 2015 – Evening Talk
Subject: ‘The Artillery at Waterloo'
Speaker: Colonel Nick Lipscombe, author of Wellington's Gun
10 am to 2 pm Saturday 25 April 2015 – 1st Waterloo Seminar
Subject: ‘The Opposing Armies'
10 am to 2 pm Saturday 30 May 2015 – 2nd Waterloo Seminar
Subject: ‘The Rout of the French Imperial Guard'
10 am to 2 pm Saturday 4 July 2015 – 3rd Waterloo Seminar
Subject: ‘Why Napoleon lost and Wellington won the Battle of Waterloo'
6.15 pm Tuesday 21 July 2015 – Evening Talk
Subject: ‘The Outcomes of Waterloo'
Speaker: Dr Russ Foster, author of Wellington and Waterloo: The Duke, The Battle and Posterity 1815-2015
See the museum website for more details.
The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum
Winchester SO23 8TS
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