February Fort talks – The history of the Royal Artillery

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February Fort talks – The history of the Royal Artillery


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Date/Time
Date(s) - 27/02/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location.
Royal Armouries Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road,
Fareham,
Hampshire,
PO17 6AN.


Event Description


The Royal Armouries museum at Fort Nelson will host the second in a series of Fort Talks on Wednesday 27 February with special guest speaker Keith Brigstock.

Keith Brigstock, who was a gunner himself for over 20 years in the Royal Artillery and is still employed by the Ministry of Defence at Larkhill, is a keen military historian with a particular interest in the Royal Artillery during the Second World War.

Keith has had a life-long fascination with military history, and now speaks regularly on a range of Second World War subjects. He is a member of The Garrison Artillery Volunteers, a volunteer hobby group of historians whose passion is the Royal Artillery.  The group undertakes historical displays depicting various aspects of life in the Royal Artillery during the twentieth century.

During the evening, Keith Brigstock will explore the 300-year history of the royal regiment, dispelling the myths, uncovering the truths and highlighting its prominent role in national history.

  • February Fort Talk: The history of the Royal Artillery
  • Date: Wednesday 27 February
  • Time: 7:30 pm – 9 pm
  • Tickets: £5 per person which includes refreshments

Tickets are available in advance from the Royal Armouries website: royalarmouries.org/event/fort-talks or from the Fort Nelson Visitor Centre.

Future dates for your diary:

March Fort Talks – A Victorian Technological Revolution – The Big Gun Arms Race Wednesday 27 March 2019

Event Contact Information


Website Address: https://royalarmouries.org/whats-on/?where=FortNelson
Contact Telephone Number: 01329233734

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