The D-Day landings, Commando rolls, daring nighttime raids and the voice of Vera Lynn are just some of the themes to come out of this month’s lively filming session.
Punch daggers, miniature headdress kirpans and a double-edged sword all featured in our latest War and Sikhs volunteer sessions.
The National Army Museum’s British Lion, Chinese Dragon project recently hosted a series of training workshops for Ming-Ai (London) Institute’s British Chinese Workforce Heritage volunteers.
As part of her ongoing work with the Museum, artist Susan Stockwell dropped by to lead a paper boat-making session. The results were fantastic!
Last week our War and Sikhs community outreach project kicked off with the first volunteer interpretation session. This session focused on the First and Second Sikh Wars.
The Outreach team braved the heavy rain at London’s Chinese New Year festivities to launch British Lion, Chinese Dragon, our community partnership with the Ming-Ai (London) Institute.
Designers like Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood have turned to the military for inspiration, appropriating the authority and glamour that is associated with the British Army. We’ve had the military look for 300 years!
The arts, the Army and themes of recovery and rehabilitation are brought together in this exciting new collaboration between the National Army Museum and contemporary artist Susan Stockwell.
More than 100,000 Chinese citizens contributed to the allied war effort during the First World War by serving in the Chinese Labour Corps. The National Army Museum is working to recognise their invaluable contribution.