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

Soldier Stories: Walter Tull

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

See history come to life in front of your eyes each Sunday with our 20-minute character actor performances.

This week, meet Walter Tull, a professional footballer and one of the British Army’s first infantry officers of black heritage. Hear his story from the football pitch to the trenches of the First World War.

Meet outside Global Role gallery five minutes before the following performance times:

  • 11.00am - 11.20am
  • 12.00pm - 12.20pm
  • 1.30pm - 1.50pm
  • 2.30pm - 2.50pm

Family drop-in activities are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Suitable for children aged 7+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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