Wednesday 28 September 2016

National Army Museum - October What's On

The Legacy of British Involvement in Afghanistan

13 October 2016, 7.00pm
Army & Navy Club, London

Join photojournalist Kate Holt for a raw and unflinching talk about the realities of the Afghanistan conflict and the long-term impact on the landscape and the people.
The Legacy of British Involvement in Afghanistan

Does Your Country Have the Right to Make You Fight?

15 November 2016, 6.30pm
Portcullis House, London

As part of Parliament Week 2016, we’re co-hosting a panel discussion with the Houses of Parliament, bringing together MPs and historians to debate whether your country has the right to make you fight.
Does Your Country Have the Right to Make You Fight?

Kitchener: Hero or Anti-Hero?

2 November 2016, 7.00pm
Army & Navy Club, London

Based on his recently published biography, Dr C Brad Faught will examine Kitchener's 40-year career as soldier, commander, administrator and minister.

The Every Man's Club: A Haven from the Hell of the Trenches 

6 October 2016, 12.30pm
Royal Marsden Conference Centre, London

Kenneth Prideaux-Brune will explore the history of the Every Man’s Club, explaining how soldiers regardless of rank were free to enter, relax and be entertained, escaping the harsh realities of the Western Front.
The Every Man's Club

The Battle of Hastings:950th Anniversary

27 October 2016, 12.30pm
Royal Marsden Conference Centre, London

Dr Matthew Bennett will talk about one of the most famous dates in English history - 14 October 1066. The talk will cover the background and impact of the Norman invasion, but the main focus will be on the terrain, troop types and tactics of the Battle of Hastings.
Battle of Hastings

Every Man's Club:Family Experience

19 November 2016, 1.00pm
4 Princelet Street, London

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of hands-on activities including craft workshops and games, inspired by the story of the Every Man’s Club. Tickets are free, but will be allocated via a ballot system, closing Friday 28 October 2016. 
Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Maxwell

Soldiers' Stories: Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Maxwell

Somme, September 1916

The letters and diary of Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Maxwell show how the British Army on the Somme was learning and improving through experience following the disastrous early days of the campaign.
Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Maxwell

Walking the Battlefield:The Falklands

Research trip

Dr Peter Johnston joined members of 7 Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery as an academic advisor on their battlefield study. Here he shares what he discovered on the trip.
Falkland Islands

Irish Soldiers' Records Online

New research tool

We’ve recently digitised the enlistment books of the five Irish regiments disbanded from the British Army in 1922. Be among the first to explore these soldiers’ records online.
Irish Soldiers' Records

War Horse: The Story in Concert

27 October 2016
Royal Albert Hall, London

This one-off celebration of ‘War Horse’ will see Michael Morpurgo read his emotionally charged novel accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and award-winning British designer Rae Smith, who will create animated illustrations of the story live on stage.
War Horse