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Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
Exhibition

12 September 2020 - 1 July 2021

FREE

Foe to Friend

More than a million British soldiers have lived and served in Germany over the past 75 years. Immerse yourself in their stories and follow their evolution from conquerors and occupiers to allies and friends.

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A tank crew making a meal during their service on the Imjin, 1951
Talk

23 April 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Battle of the Imjin River

Join historian Andrew Salmon MBE as he marks the 70th anniversary of the bloodiest battle fought by UK troops since the Second World War.

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'Redcoats to Tommies' book cover
Discussion

24 April 2021, 2.30pm

FREE

Redcoats to Tommies

Discover what military life was like for Britain’s soldiers from the 18th to the 20th century in this special symposium.

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'Great Battles: Culloden' book cover
Talk

26 April 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Great Battles: Culloden

The last pitched battle on British soil was fought near Inverness 275 years ago at a place called Culloden. Join Professor Murray Pittock as he discusses the battle and its legacy.

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'Veiled Warriors' book cover
Talk

30 April 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Veiled Warriors

Christine Hallett challenges some of the popular myths surrounding the allied nurses of the First World War.

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'Napoleon the Great' book cover
In Conversation

5 May 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

Napoleon the Great

Join historian Andrew Roberts in conversation with Professor Ali Ansari as they discuss the life and legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte on the 200th anniversary of his death.

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'Guidance from the Greatest' book cover
Talk

7 May 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Guidance from the Greatest

Join Gavin Mortimer as he considers what society today can learn from the Second World War generation.

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Florence Nightingale at the Military Hospital at Scutari, c1856
Workshop

8 May 2021, 11.00am

FREE

Fantastic Florence and Marvellous Mary Family Day

Discover the stories of these two pioneering women in this live, free online workshop for children and their families.

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Brian Parritt
Members Only

11 May 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Unworthy, Worthwhile War: Korea, 1950-53 (Lecture 3/3)

Brigadier (retd) Brian Parritt as a young subaltern fought at the Battle of Hook. Join him in conversation with historian Dr Chris Parry when they discuss the final phase of the war.

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Patrons Only

12 May 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

Lieutenant General Chris Tickell CBE in Conversation

Lieutenant General Chris Tickell, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, will discuss the proposed changes to the British Army and how it is going to project a fighting force for the future.

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Veterans at Eden Manor, one of Combat Stress's first recuperative homes
Talk

13 May 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

Combat Stress: 100 Years of Veterans’ Mental Health

In this talk to mark Mental Health Awareness Week, join Dr Rachel Duffett as she examines the changing views on veterans’ mental health over the last 100 years.

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Troopers of the English Civil War, c1645
Talk

14 May 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Far and Away: Fighting, Campaigning and Travelling in the English Civil War

Join Professor Peter Gaunt as he analyses the experiences of those forced to travel during the English Civil Wars.

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