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.

Some of our previous talks are available online.  To listen to those available please click  here .

“The Long Hard Road to Victory: the Tank Corps 1918”

An Evening Talk by Geoffrey Vesey Holt

Thursday 30th January 2020

6.15pm In The Kincaid Gallery, The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum.

The development of tanks in World War I was a response to the stalemate that had developed on the Western Front.  The first battle in which tanks made a great impact was the Battle of Cambrai in 1917.  They made an unprecedented breakthrough but, …. (more…)

“Formation of the Rifle Corps in the Context of Changes in the British Army and the Development of the Light Infantry”

A Lunchtime Lecture by Blair Southerden

12.30 Thursday 19 March 2020

In The McDonald Gallery, The Gurkha Museum SO23 8TS

Booking:  Tel: 01962 842832 or Email: admin@thegurkhamuseum.co.uk

“The Great War in Africa”

An Evening Talk by Christopher Mellor Hill

6.15pm Thursday 19 March 2020

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

More information to follow.

“War in the green mountains of Oman – Jebel Akhdar 1958-59”

An Evening Talk by Hugh Willing

6.15pm Thursday 7 May 2020

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

More information to follow.

“The British Partisan. Capture, Imprisonment and Escape in Wartime Italy.

An Evening Talk by David Ross

6.15pm Thursday 18 June 2020

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

More information to follow.

“Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners.”

An Evening Talk by Rupert Wieloch

6.15pm Thursday 17 September 2020

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

More information to follow.

“The British Army of the Rhine (BAOR)”

An Evening Talk by Peter Johnson

6.15pm Thursday 19 November 2020

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

More information to follow.