• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Sandhurst: Members Excursion

Portraits on display in the Indian Army Memorial Room, Sandhurst
Join us for a members-only day trip to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Uncover the origins of the National Army Museum and view the magnificent art on display in the Indian Army Memorial Room. 

Visit the world-renowned RMA Sandhurst, where Army officers have trained since 1802.

Following arrival, one of our curators, Anna Lavelle, will give a talk in the Indian Army Memorial Room (IAMR), with its magnificent displays of art from the National Army Museum's collections. Anna will discuss the stories behind the paintings and the work that went into their prominent display in the heart of Old College.

After lunch, curators of the Sandhurst Collection will give a guided tour of Old College and the surrounding buildings, taking in the Chapel and the Riding School - the original site of the National Army Museum.

All participants will meet at the National Army Museum in Chelsea, before being transported to and from Sandhurst by coach.

The ticket price is to cover transport and lunch.


10.00am – Depart from the National Army Museum by coach
11.15am – Arrive at Sandhurst, with tea and biscuits in the IAMR
11.30pm – Art talk from Anna Lavelle
12.00pm – Lunch
1.00pm – Tour of Old College and surrounding buildings
3.30pm – Depart from Sandhurst by coach
5.00pm – Arrive back at the National Army Museum

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