What's On : 104
from 19/08/2015 to 30/08/2015Theatrical EventFestival Berlioz, "Sur les routes Napoléon"
This summer the annual Berlioz music festival, which over 11 days hosts a diverse range of concerts, will be following the theme “Sur les routes Napoléon”. Host to world class musicians in symphonic and chamber music, also featuring recitals and conferences, the festival is held in La Côte Saint André, Isère, France. For more information, […]
from 20/06/2015 to 21/06/2015Re-enactmentBrontë Society Trip to Waterloo
Experience the Duke of Wellington's victory at Waterloo with the Brontë Society's two-day trip to Waterloo for a re-enactment of the battle against Napoleon. The programme will also include talks, museum and re-created bivouac visits, as well as a guided tour of sites in Brussels specially related to the Brontë family. For more information (booking, programme and […]
from 19/06/2015 to 20/06/2015Re-enactment200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo
On 18, 19, 20 and 21st June 2015, thousands of spectators and re-enactors will gather in Belgium to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. For more information, sign up or visit the official bicentenary website.
from 18/06/2015 to 20/06/2015Theatrical EventA DAMN’D CLOSE-RUN THING!
An Improbable Posthumous Encounter between the Emperor Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington staged by members of Petersfield Theatre Group in the Festival Hall, Petersfield on Thursday 18 June at 6.30 p.m. before a Waterloo Day concert by The Petersfield Orchestra, and also at Waterlooville Library (UK) 19 and 20 June. Langue(s) : English
from 17/06/2015 to 20/06/2015Re-enactmentThe Ride of the Lions – Waterloo 200
The Ride of the Lions proposes a cycling re-enactment of the message of victory sent by Wellington from the battlefield back to the East India Club in London. Two hundred years ago Major Percy was entrusted by the Duke of Wellington to take his written notice of victory (his Dispatch) from Waterloo by horse and carriage to […]
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 04/06/2015 to 29/08/2015Theatrical EventNapoleon and Waterloo
The Théâtre Royal de Toone's traditional Brussels puppet theatre is putting on “Napoleon and Waterloo” written by TOONE VII, a parody on the hero's history, ending in Waterloo after the fight for Corsican independence, meeting Josephine, the Directory, the Egyptian campaign, the Consulate, the Consecration, his marriage to Marie-Louise, and finally, the ultimate confrontation. Like […]
30/05/2015Theatrical Event"Uthal" Opera by Mehul (concert version)
Etienne-Nicolas Mehul (1763-1817) Uthal, opera in one act. Libretto by Jacques-Benjamin-Maximilien Bins de Saint-Victor after James MacphersonPremiered at the Opéra-Comique in Paris on 17 May 1806. “On 17th May 1806, the Opéra Comique gave the first performance of Uthal, a curious opera by Méhul, marked by an exceptional romantic atmosphere, on a libretto inspired by Ossian”. Lionel de La Laurencie did not […]
from 24/05/2015 to 30/05/2015CommemorationLa Route du Prince Impérial, Louis Napoléon, Commemorations in South Africa
In March 1879, Louis Napoléon, only son of Napoleon III and the Empress Eugénie, travelled to Cape Town with British troops, as a “special observer”. The two months he spent there until his untimely death in an ambush by Zulu warriors on 1 June 1879, has been commemorated in South Africa by the creation of “La […]
from 14/05/2015 to 16/05/2015CommemorationCommemorations of the battle of Albuera in Portugal and Spain
Commemorations of the battle of Albuera, the forces of Maréchal Soult against the Allies commanded by Marshal Beresford, on 16th May 1811. Two ceremonies are to be held: 14 May 11h00 British Cemetery, Elvas Portugal. annual ceremony, lunch and auction.16 May 11h30 village of Albuera, Spain annual ceremony and re-enactments. For advice on how to attend: contact or contact. […]