For a wider list of events relating to the Waterloo and the Napoleonic era, please visit the Waterloo 200 events page.
Events with a Napoleonic connection in 2016, compiled by
Suzanne Brunt, 63 Playstool Rd, Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 7NL
Suzanne.email@example.com 01795 842992
Please send me full details of any events in your area
WA Trip to Waterloo Friday 28th April- Monday 1st May
There are only two places left and applications will close on 31st January. This year the theme is the Prussians so we will be visiting Ligny, Wavre, Limal, Bierges, the advance on Mont St Jean, Plancenoit and Namur. Accommodation at Hotel Ibis Waterloo. Cost £630 per person single room and £550 per couple. Cost covers Eurostar return, accommodation and all transport costs in Belgium as well as breakfast and dinner and packed lunches. Please contact John Morewood firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
16TH 1800 WATERLOO ASSOCIATION MEETING
Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London W1J 7PX
talk by Pierre de Wit 'Hidden by Hindsight:
the true strategical dimensions of the Waterloo Campaign'
Dress : Jacket and Tie. All Welcome.
to 19 Mar Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co Durham DL12 8NP
exhibition 'The Allure of Napoleon'' 01833 690606
01 Apr Apsley House re-opens. 020 7499 5676
08+09 Apr 0800-1600 Ickworth House, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5Q
Training days with the Royal Horse Artillery + 95th re-enactors.
08+09 Apr 1000-1600 International Living History Fair
Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree CM77 8 01305 831720
https://livinghistoryfestival.wordpress.com www.pikeandshot.com £8
13-17 Apr and 04-29 Aug Stratfield Saye Open Days.
email@example.com 01256 882694
20 Apr 1015-1630 Ghurka Museum, Winchester
Defence Surveyors Ass mini-seminar, including talk by
Nick Lipscombe 'Waterloo:magnificent victory or inglorious blunder'
contact Col Mike Nolan for last remaining places. 01635 253167
firstname.lastname@example.org £25 including a curry lunch.
see www.nick-lipscombe.net for more talks and events.
20 Apr 1830-2030 Waterloo Uncovered Lecture
Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly W1J 7PX
Major Gen James Cowan talks ''Is Waterloo relevant today?''
£25 to raise funds for archaeological work this July and beyond,
supporting veterans, organised by Mark Evans 07834 221149
email@example.com Jacket and tie, drinks reception.
open the attachments for full details and booking form.
22 Apr 1000 Wargaming Day and traders. www.salute.co.uk
Excel London,One Western Gateway,Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1XL
27+28 Apr Study Day 'Fighting,suffering and death in the wars of the French Revolution
and of the First Empire'' principally in French.
Faculte de Medecine, Boulevard Pierre Dramard, CS80011 Marseille France.
30 Apr 1000 Cannon Hall Battle Event
Bark House Lane, Huddersfield S75 4AT
02 May 1930 Tayne Centre, Church Rd, Lyminge, Folkestone Kent
Christopher Shaw talk 'How the Light Bobs saved England from Napoleon''
www.shorncliffe-trust.org.uk all welcome, tickets on the door.
03 May 1900 Guards Chapel, Birdcage Walk Free Concert
with the Band of the Household Cavalry.
06+07 May 1400 Napoleonic Living History Weekend
The Bristol Arms, Shotley Gate, Ipswich IP9 1
10 May 1730-2030 Royal Engineers , Brompton, Chatham Kent ME4 4UG
Leo Favret talk 'Must Heroes Suffer Such Disgrace as this - Waterloo's veterans'
There are restricted places for non-members of The Friends of the RE Museum,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 01795 842992 for more details on
how to book. Dinner afterwards is £10 per person if required.
Booking essential before April 23rd.
13 May 1400 East India Club, St James Square, London
Gareth Glover talk 'The Mediterranean War:the birthplace of Modern Amphibious Warfare'
For booking details contact email@example.com www.1805club.org
14 May 1000 Annual Ceremony in The British Cemetery, Elvas Portugal.
full details on attending from Major Nick Hallidie, firstname.lastname@example.org
16 May 1000 Annual Ceremony to commemorate the Battle of Albuera.
20+21 May Albuera weekend of re-enactments and events.
organised by the Mayor of Albuera, details again from Nick.
18 May 1830 £10 ''Life in the Georgian Court''
6 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 5DX 0207 529 8920
20+21 May 1000-1700 Drop Redoubt Open Weekend, Dover CT17 9
28+29 May 1000-1600 Invasion Kent Living History Weekend,
Hole Park, Rolvenden, Tenterden Kent TN17 4
www.napoleonicassociation.org 01580 241344
02-04 June Bataille de Ligny Weekend
03+04 June 1030-1700 Living History Festival
Weald and Downland Living Museum, Singleton, Chichester PO18 0EU
16-18 June Shrewsbury Waterloo Weekend
26 June-02 July Chalke Valley History Festival
https://cvhf.org.uk 01722 781133
AND 25+26 October Friends of the British Cemetery Elvas
Symposium in progress of organising, this years' theme will
be talks about individuals. If you wish to give a short talk,
contact Nick Hallidie email@example.com 01787 880445
WEBSITES TO CHECK MORE EVENTS
for London events and Guards Chapel Concerts details.
www.battleproms.com 01432 355416
https://navaldockyards.org/ explores naval culture.
Digital collection of hundreds of Napoleonic items in
The New York Public Library.
stehelene.org Genealogy of Medals of Sainte Helena.
www.nms.ac.uk for info Scottish Museums and events.
http://www.chelsea-pensioners.org.uk for their diary of events.
020 7881 5200