• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

What's on at the National Army Museum

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

12 September 2020 - 21 August 2024

FREE

Foe to Friend

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

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Providing gun cover for troops coming ashore, San Carlos, 1982
Exhibition

10 May - 17 June 2022

FREE

Falklands at 40

Discover the story of the Islanders whose lives were altered by the Falklands War. This special display pays homage to the brave souls of the British Task Force, but also showcases the optimism and vibrancy of a community with a thriving future.

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HRH Princess Elizabeth in her Auxiliary Territorial Service uniform, 1945
Workshop

24 - 29 May 2022

FREE

Artist-in-Residence: Platinum Jubilee

Witness our artist-in-residence, Keziah Burt, as she sculpts a specially commissioned bust of HM Queen Elizabeth II in honour of her Platinum Jubilee.

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Cheerful British troops after being evacuated from Dunkirk, 1940
Talk

27 May 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

Propaganda and Operation Dynamo: The Myth of Dunkirk

Join Professor David Welch as he explores the role of propaganda in shaping the myth of Dunkirk.

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Hands sculpting clay
Workshop

28 May 2022, 11.00am

£7.50

Creative Clay: Sculpt the Queen

Create a portrait of the Queen from clay in this family sculpting workshop led by our artist-in-residence, Keziah Burt.

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Sister Evelyn Morgan character actor
Performance

29 May 2022

FREE

Soldier Stories: Sister Evelyn Morgan

Meet characters, both real and imagined, from the Army’s past and hear their amazing stories in our galleries.

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Portraits sculpted from clay
Workshop

29 May 2022, 2.00pm

£25.00

Sculpted Self-Portraits

Learn to craft a miniature self-portrait from clay with our artist-in-residence, Keziah Burt.

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Iced and decorated biscuits
Workshop

31 May - 3 June 2022

FREE

Royal Rations

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and decorate your own handmade biscuit to take home!

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Walter Tull character actor
Performance

6 June 2022

FREE

Soldier Stories: Walter Tull

Meet characters, both real and imagined, from the Army’s past and hear their amazing stories in our galleries.

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'The Flame of Resistance' book cover
Book Launch

7 June 2022, 7.00pm

£5.00

The Flame of Resistance

Join bestselling author Damien Lewis in this online event to mark the release of his latest book, which tells the story of Josephine Baker - singer, dancer and Second World War spy.

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Detail from 'Jigsaw Puzzles: Tactical Intelligence in the Falklands War' book cover
Talk

10 June 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

Tactical Intelligence in the Falklands War

Join Colonel Giles Orpen-Smellie as he provides a first-hand perspective on the use of tactical intelligence during the Falklands War.

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'Our Boys' book cover
In Conversation

11 June 2022, 2.00pm

£5.00

The Parachute Regiment and the Falklands War

Prize-winning historian Helen Parr brings to life the experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the conflict's impact.

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