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from 01/10/2016 to 05/02/2017FamilyFrom Waterside to Waterloo
Hear the heroic tale of Sergeant Charles Ewart‘s daring feat to capture the Colours and the Standard of 5e Régiment de Ligne (45th Regiment of the Line) of Napoleon’s Army at the Battle of Waterloo 1815. This performance is included in the Edinburgh Castle admission price. 6 dates available: 5, 6 November 2016; 28, 29 January; […]
from 07/04/2016 to 20/06/2016ConcertConcerts Cycle “Napoléon à Sainte-Hélène. A la conquête de la mémoire”.
7 April – Inaugural concert: Beethoven and the Emperor Beethoven, Concerto n° 5 in E flat Major, known as the “Emperor Concerto”, opus 73 Haydn, “Spring”, extract from “The Saisons” for Choir and orchestra, hob. XXI. 3 12 April – Hector Berlioz, “Retour aux Invalides”. Berlioz, Harold in Italy, opus 16, and the Symphonie fantastique, opus 14 21 April – […]
13/06/2015Study DayWaterloo 1815: The Art of Battle Study Day
A study day organised as part of the exhibition Waterloo 1815: The Art of Battle at the Royal Armouries, Leeds. The study day sets out to: – Explore the significance of the battle both today and at the time– Examine the arms and armour used at the battle– Look at how weapons were depicted in contemporary art– […]
from 27/03/2015 to 29/03/2015Study DayWaterloo 1815 Study Day at Higham Hall, Lake District
Commemorate the 200th anniversary of the climax of Wellington's campaign against Napoleon, discussing the latter's exile to Elba, escape and 100 days of freedom before the Battle of Waterloo. The Waterloo campaign 16-18th June 1815 will be covered in detail. There will also be a banquet to celebrate Wellington's success. Speakers: Ian Fletcher, Patrick Mercer & Julian SpilsburyIn […]
from 21/03/2015 to 20/06/2015Guided TourBattle of Waterloo Commemorative Walk in London
Saturdays at 11 am, 21 March – 20 June 2015 This guided walk through central Westminster commemorates 200th anniversary of the Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon at Waterloo. Starting at Trafalgar Square and finishing at Wellington's former home, Apsley House at Hyde Park Corner, the walk will cover both the political and personal life of the […]
07/03/2015Study DayInternational Seminar "La Bataille de Waterloo: symbole de victoire, de défaite et lieu de mémoire"
After 200 years of history, the Battle of Waterloo continues to fascinate. For some it's a symbol of victory of the monarchy, or indeed of European solidarity. For others Waterloo is a place of memory. What were the real consequences of this epic battle? To mark the beginning of the « 100 days » the […]
from 31/01/2015 to 13/01/2016TourWaterloo at Windsor: 1815-2015
'Waterloo and Windsor' tours of Windsor Castle's State Apartments and Waterloo Chamber. 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo and the defeat of Napoleon. In celebration of the allied victory, George IV created the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle, a grand space filled with portraits of those instrumental in the victory, among them the […]
10/01/2015Study DayBattle of New Orleans Symposium
Battle of New Orleans SymposiumSaturday, January 10th, 2015Old U.S. Mint, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alan Taylor2014 and 1996 Pulitzer Winner, University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor of History Friends of the Cabildo is proud to announce a symposium in conjunction with the Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans Weekend (Saturday, […]
from 30/10/2014 to 01/11/2014Guided TourGhost Tours at the Royal Arsenal
This Halloween, join a grown ups only ghost tour of the Royal Arsenal. Discover the incredible old factory buildings, and find out why soldiers, who are brave enough to go off to war, refuse to enter the Academy Building alone. Then venture into the museum which holds items from numerous wars to discover why the staff […]
from 01/10/2014 to 03/10/2014Study DayConference in Troyes: "La campagne de France sous ses aspects diplomatiques, militaires, économiques et l’impact sur la population"
Between 1 and 3 October, the Fondation Napoléon and the Conseil Général de l'Aube: Direction des Archives will host an international conference in Troyes: La campagne de France sous ses aspects diplomatiques, militaires, économiques et l'impact sur la population, organized by Patrice Guiffrey. The French Campaign was brief – scarcely three months of battles on French […]