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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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Procession bringing the Unknown Warrior to be laid to rest in Westminster Abbey, 1920
Exhibition

20 October 2020 - 14 February 2021

FREE

Buried Among Kings

Our exhibition telling the story of the Unknown Warrior, to mark the centenary of his burial at Westminster Abbey, is currently closed.

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'Infantry Die Hards' book cover
Talk

19 January 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

Infantry Die Hards: The Anatomy of a Regiment

Join Colonel Patrick Crowley in this online talk as he discusses the heritage of The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, ‘The Tigers’.

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Foe to Friend: Virtual Tour
Tour

21 January 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Foe to Friend: Virtual Tour

Discover how the British Army’s relationship with the German people has evolved over 75 years in this virtual guided tour of our special exhibition.

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'The Battle of Isandlwana', by Charles Edwin Fripp, c1885
Talk

22 January 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana

Professor Ian Beckett tells the story of the Battle of Isandlwana and the subsequent defence of Rorke’s Drift, looking at the impact of the two events from both British and Zulu perspectives.

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Children with paper poppies at the Remembrance Wall in Society gallery
Workshop

23 January 2021, 11.00am

FREE

Unknown Warrior Family Day

Explore the story of the Unknown Warrior in a special online event for families, delivered in collaboration with Westminster Abbey.

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General William Ironside taking the salute during a parade in Archangel, 1919
Conference

23 - 24 January 2021

FREE

Illusions of Peace

Join us for a two-day virtual conference exploring the illusion that the end of the First World War delivered peace.

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Harriers on aircraft carrier
Members Only

26 January 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

From the Sea, Freedom: The Falklands Conflict, 1982 (Lecture 1/2)

Dr Chris Parry will combine both historical and personal insights to describe the extraordinarily complex and difficult operation of the Falklands Conflict.

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The burning of Belsen Concentration Camp, Germany, May 1945
Discussion

28 January 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

From Liberation to Occupation

Join us for a virtual panel discussion examining the liberation of Nazi concentration camps by Allied forces, the impact on the soldiers involved, and the influence on Allied attitudes towards the German people.

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'The Veterans Tale' book cover
Talk

29 January 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Veterans’ Tale: British Military Memoirs of the Second World War

In this online talk, Frances Houghton explores how British veterans have remembered, understood and shared their experiences of the Second World War.

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Life Raft Bay, Falkland Islands
Members Only

2 February 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

From the Sea, Freedom: The Falklands Conflict, 1982 (Lecture 2/2)

Colonel John Crosland CBE MC, Lieutenant Colonel Philip Meame MBE and Lieutenant General Sir Cedric Delves KBE DSO were all sub-unit commanders. They will tell the story of the action they saw across the Falklands archipelago in 1982.

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'The Skull of Alum Bheg' book cover
Talk

5 February 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Skull of Alum Bheg and the Uprising of 1857

Join Professor Kim A Wagner online as he uses the story of a grisly war-trophy to explore the history of British rule in India and the Uprising of 1857.

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