What’s on

Museum programme of events

This page is regularly updated with inclusion of new events as they are arranged.

For more information, contact:  The Curator – Tel: 01962 828549. e-mail: curator@rgjmuseum.co.uk.

Booking for RGJ (Rifles) Museum evening talks can also be made on-line. Click here to make a booking.

“Yanks and Limeys”

Evening Talk by Professor Niall Barr

6.15pm Thursday 20 June 2019

In the Kincaid Gallery, The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum

Those of you who regularly attend the evening talks will recall the very well received evening lecture by Professor Niall Barr on the war in North Africa in 1941 and the part played in the desert fighting by the King’s Royal Rifle Corps and Rifle Brigade.  “Yanks and Limeys” will consider the relationship between the British and American armies during the Second World War.  While the broad outlines of the “special relationship” (more…)

“Salamanca Day at Peninsula” – Saturday 20th July 2019

The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TS

  • Meet Jason Salkey who played Rifleman Harris in the Sharpe series.
  • Speak to a Military Uniform Consultant who worked on the Sharpe series and see ‘behind the scenes’ photos.
  • Meet members from the 2nd Battalion 95th Rifles Re-enactment group and learn what it was like to serve during the Peninsula war
  • Free craft activities and trail

So why not come along and join in the fun – and there is free entry if you come in period costume!

Open: 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.15pm.

“The Ashcroft Victoria Cross Collection”

Evening Talk by David Erskine-Hill

6.15pm Thursday 19 September 2019

More information to follow

“Chindit Operations”

Evening Talk by Piers Storie-Pugh

6.15pm Thursday 24 October, 2019

More information to follow

“Rogues with Rifles; the story of the 5th/60th”

Evening Talk by Rob Griffiths

6.15pm Thursday 21 November 2019

More information to follow.