• 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

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

31 August 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 in training', 1798
Patrons Only

1 September 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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Peter Williams in Germany, c1982
Talk

3 September 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Athenstedt: A Cold War Cold Case - The Stasi Versus Brixmis

Join former Brixmis officer Major General Peter Williams as he discusses East German intelligence operations against the Allied military liaison missions during the Cold War.

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'A Heavy Reckoning' book cover
Talk

10 September 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

A Heavy Reckoning

Join Dr Emily Mayhew as she examines the achievements and the failings of the medical profession during the war in Afghanistan.

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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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3rd West India Regiment fire on French troops, Les Saintes, 1809
Talk

17 September 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The West India Regiments in the Napoleonic Wars

Join David Wells as he explores the service of the West India Regiments in Britain’s early 19th-century military campaigns against France and America.

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Moored fishing boat, Falkland Islands
Patrons Only

20 - 27 November 2021

FREE

From the Sea, Freedom: The Falklands Conflict, 1982 (Battlefield Walk)

An outstanding opportunity ahead of the 40th anniversary of the Falklands conflict to experience the atmosphere and re-creation of events on the ground in the company of three distinguished veterans of the war.

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