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from 17/08/2019 to 18/08/2019Family, Re-enactmentNapoleon 250: event based on Napoleon’s and Wellington’s youth
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Napoleon’s birth*, the Waterloo Memorial 1815 is organising an event based on Napoleon’s and Wellington’s youth. This event will immerse visitors in the lives of civilians and soldiers at the end of the 18th century, with demonstrations of crafts such as leather tanning, basket weaving and embroidery as well as […]
from 20/07/2019 to 21/07/2019Festival, Re-enactmentHutingdonshire History Festival and Napoleonic Re-enactment
Join the Napoleonic Association at their biggest event of the year! Huge living history at the Riverside Park Huntingdon all weekend and a battle Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Hinchingbrooke Park. There is very limited parking at Hinchingbrooke Country Park, parking will only be available for disabled badge holders and those reenactors who […]
from 13/07/2019 to 14/07/2019Re-enactmentSkirmish at Deene Park
The 5/60th & 85eme still have room for more groups or individuals to attend our event at Deene Park, near Corby, July 13/14th. This is a new event with plenty of scope for growth in future years. Deene Park was the home of the Earl of Cardigan of Light Brigade fame. The house is sharing […]
from 22/06/2019 to 23/06/2019Re-enactmentWaterloo 2019
More information here.
05/05/2019CommemorationCommemoration of the death of Napoleon I: Memorial ceremony on St Helena
Programme: 10.15am Gathering at the observation Point 10.30am Beginning of the Ceremony Prayers led by Father David Musgrave 2 minutes of silence with Last Post & Reveille played by Reverend Graeme Beckett National Anthems by Professor Peter Hicks Blessing From 11am to 3pm At Longwood, free entrance to the Museum, and Picnic in the Longwood […]
24/03/2019Guided Tour, Theatrical EventNapoleon’s back in Milan!
A guided tour with historical costumes, retracing the footprints of the passage of Napoleon in the historic center of Milan (Italy) From the Palazzo Reale to the Arco della Pace, via the Brera and the Castello Sforzesco, revisiting statues, memories and ancient bricks, Napoleon Bonaparte visits the city to bring it back to its former glory, taking […]
from 09/11/2018 to 28/04/2019Exhibition, TalkRoger Fenton’s Photographs of the Crimea, 1855
This is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Roger Fenton’s pioneering photographs of the Crimean War, taken in 1855. Fenton was already an accomplished and respected photographer when he was sent by the publishers Agnew’s to photograph a war that pitched Britain, France and Turkey as allies against Russia. Arriving several months after the […]