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Lance Corporai Johnston and Private Castell, West India Regiment, c1888
Talk

28 May 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Picturing the West India Regiments

Join Dr Melissa Bennett as she explores the story of the West India Regiments and considers what we can learn about these soldiers from historic photographs.

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Cavalrymen resting in a shell hole during the Battle of the Scarpe, April 1917
Talk

4 June 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

British Army Horse Power in the Great War

Join Lucy Betteridge-Dyson as she explores the vital role that horses and mules played in the British Army’s efforts during the First World War.

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Lillian Franklin, First Aid Nursing Yeomanry
Walking Tour

9 June 2021, 11.00am

£15.00

Kensington and Chelsea's Great War

Join our Blue Badge Guide and explore the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Detail from 'A view of the Engagement at Vinegar Hill, June 21st 1798'
Members Only

9 June 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Irish Wars: The Irish Against Napoleon (Lecture 1/3)

In the first of three lectures on Ireland in the Napoleonic Wars, Patrick Mercer OBE traces the development of some of the toughest regiments that Napoleon’s troops had to face.

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2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment enter Port Stanley on foot, 1982
Talk

11 June 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

In the Falklands with 2 Para

Join Lieutenant Colonel Philip Neame as he shares what it was like to serve as a company commander during the Falklands War.

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Beaufort House, Chelsea
Walking Tour

16 June 2021, 11.00am

£15.00

Saintly and Sinful

This walk weaves its way west of Chelsea and skirts the north bank of the River Thames following the tales of saints and sinners.

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The Duke of Wellington at Waterloo, 1815
Talk

18 June 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Men Who Decided Waterloo

Professor Brendan Simms examines the story and legacy of the men of the King’s German Legion who turned the tide at the Battle of Waterloo.

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Aerial view of Brompton Cemetery
Walking Tour

23 June 2021, 11.00am

£15.00

Victoria Cross Recipients at Brompton Cemetery

This stroll weaves along the pathways of the Grade I listed cemetery following tales of fame, fortune and heroism.

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'United Irishmen in training', 1798
Patrons Only

1 July 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Pike Dinner

10 June 1798 became known as ‘Pike Sunday’ when Crown forces in Ireland descended en masse, seized hidden pikes and arrested blacksmiths. Join historian Patrick Mercer OBE to find out more about this extraordinary episode in Britain and Ireland’s military history.

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Detail from 'A view of the Engagement at Vinegar Hill, June 21st 1798'
Members Only

21 July 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Irish Wars: The Irish Against Napoleon (Lecture 2/3)

In the 18th century, Royalist France had made several plans to invade Britain by first landing troops in Ireland - an ambition which Revolutionary France adopted with gusto.

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Detail from 'A view of the Engagement at Vinegar Hill, June 21st 1798'
Members Only

1 September 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Irish Wars: The Irish Against Napoleon (Lecture 3/3)

Whatever political tensions existed in Ireland in the wake of the 1798 and 1803 Rebellions, Irishmen were never slow to join the British Army in the fight against Napoleon.

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'United Irishmen upon Duty', 1798
Patrons Only

11 - 15 September 2021

FREE

The Napoleonic Wars: 1798 Rebellion in Ireland (Battlefield Walk)

Led by Patrick Mercer OBE, this tour will rove around Eire looking at some of the bloodiest and cruellest battles in Irish and British history.

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"First time @NAM_London today. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Thought the presentation & interpretation made the subject accessible..."