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The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games
Exhibition

6 April 2019 - 24 November 2019

£6.00

The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games

This major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as ‘Official War Poster Artist’ during the Second World War.

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Rise of the Lionesses: 70 years of the Women's Royal Army Corps
Exhibition

28 June 2019 - 20 October 2019

FREE

Rise of the Lionesses: 70 years of the Women's Royal Army Corps

Explore the changing role of women in the British Army through the lens of the Women's Royal Army Corps.

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War through other stuff
Discussion

17 July 2019, 6.00pm

FREE

War through other stuff

Find out how the history of war and conflict is being interpreted today with this guided gallery tour and panel discussion.

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The wartime work of Abram Games
Talk

19 July 2019, 11.30am

FREE

The wartime work of Abram Games

Join Naomi Games as she explores her father's wartime work which features in our special exhibition, 'The art of persuasion'.

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Portrait painting: Betty Webb MBE
Workshop

23 July 2019, 6.00pm

£10.00

Portrait painting: Betty Webb MBE

Join Ann Witheridge, the founder of London Fine Art Studios, for this live portrait painting of inspirational Army veteran Betty Webb MBE.

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Be an inventor
Summer Mission

24 July 2019 - 27 July 2019

FREE

Be an inventor

Kick off the summer mission and create your very own model invention inspired by the work of designer and inventor Abram Games. Suitable for ages 5 and over.

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The Italian Campaign
Talk

25 July 2019, 6.00pm

FREE

The Italian Campaign

Join Professor Niall Barr as he discusses the bitter struggles of the Italian campaign during the Second World War.

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This Dark Business: The secret war against Napoleon
Talk

26 July 2019, 11.30am

FREE

This Dark Business: The secret war against Napoleon

Join historian Tim Clayton as he discusses a story from his new book investigating a spy ring that threatened to overthrow Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Spotlight Saturday: Medicine and the Army
Workshop

27 July 2019, 11.00am

FREE

Spotlight Saturday: Medicine and the Army

From leeches to battlefield ambulances, discover how Army medicine has developed from the Civil War to the present day.

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Protect yourself against mosquitoes
Summer Mission

29 July 2019 - 3 August 2019

FREE

Spray the bugs away

Keeping clean can save lives! Protect yourself against mosquitoes and make your own plant-based insect repellent. Suitable for ages 5 and over.

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Fighting the People's War
Talk

2 August 2019, 11.30am

FREE

Fighting the People's War

Dr Jonathan Fennell discusses the history of the British and Commonwealth armies in the Second World War

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Portrait painting: Pauline Milnes
Workshop

3 August 2019

FREE

Portrait painting: Pauline Milnes

Join Michael Gallone of London Fine Art Studios for a live portrait painting of inspirational Army veteran Pauline Mills.

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