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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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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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Army logo
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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The Relief of the Light Brigade, 25 October 1854
Tour

19 May 2021, 7.30pm

£25.00

Virtual Battlefield Tour: Balaklava

Witness the battlefield at Balaklava like never before in this special virtual tour led by Crimean War expert, Patrick Mercer.

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German paratroops and their equipment descend from aircraft, Crete, 20 May 1941
Members Only

20 May 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Battle of Crete: Defeat and Defiance (Virtual Tour 1/2)

Join historian Glyn Prysor and author Rick Stroud who will tell the story of the battle, exploring some of the locations today in a virtual battlefield tour.

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Soldiers of 12 Air Defence Regiment, Royal Artillery, in their NBC or ‘Noddy’ suits, 1978
In Conversation

21 May 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Preparing for Nuclear War in the British Army

Dr Simon J Moody will examine how the Cold War nuclear threat affected the British Army’s training, war doctrine and purpose.

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Royal Artillery Memorial, Hyde Park, London
Walking Tour

26 May 2021, 11.00am

£15.00

Westminster at War

This gentle march will take in the military sites of Westminster, exploring how the city of London has fought and defended itself.

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British vehicles pass through a Greek column, 1941
Members Only

27 May 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Battle of Crete: Defeat and Defiance (Virtual Tour 2/2)

Join author Rick Stroud and historian Glyn Prysor who continue the story of life in Crete after the German invasion.

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'Checkmate in Berlin' book cover
Book Launch

27 May 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

Checkmate in Berlin

Join Giles Milton as he launches his new book, revealing how events in post-war Berlin began the Cold War and shaped the modern world.

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