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Museum programme of events

Due to the Coronavirus Situation we are reviewing our programme of events.  We plan to continue 2020’s programme online.  Please check the listings below for updates.  Thank you

Previous Talks:

In the meantime, if you would like to listen to some of our previous talks, they are available on line.  To listen to those available please click here

Half Term Halloween Activities

Wednesday 28th October-Saturday 31st October

For a small donation you can pick up a pumpkin pack from The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum front desk.  Included in the pack is a small polystyrene pumpkin with googly eyes, sparkly gems and Halloween stickers to decorate your pumpkin with!  All you need at home is some paint!  You can pick up an activity pack between Wednesday 28th October -Saturday 31st October.  The Museum will be open 10am-2.30pm (last entry 1.45pm)

We have limited packs available so please message us if you would like to reserve one.

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“War in the Green Mountains of Oman – Jebel Akhdar 1958-59”

An Online Presentation by Brigadier Hugh Willing CBE

6.30pm Thursday  21st January, 2021

Relations between the Sultan of Muscat and Imam Ghalib Bin Ali of Nizwa, leader of the interior Omani Arabs, was exacerbated in 1953 by Saudi Arabian claims on the oil field at Buraimi Oasis and their provision of military equipment to the Omani rebels.  Matters came to a head in 1958 when the SAS were brought in to dislodge the Omani rebels from their mountain stronghold on the Jebel Akhdar – The Green Mountain.  (more…)

“The Great War in Africa”

An Online Presentation by Christopher Mellor Hill

6.30pm Thursday 19 March 2021

Fighting in Africa during the First World War presented some very different challenges to those faced on the Western Front.  Christopher Mellor-Hill will give some insight into the operations across the German African colonies of Togoland, the Kamerun, German South West Africa and German East Africa. (more…)