What’s on

Museum programme of events

Due to the Coronavirus Situation we are reviewing our programme of events.  We plan to continue 2021’s programme online.  Please check the listings below for updates.

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

  • Most recent talk: 21 January 2021 – The War in the Green Mountains of Oman, Brigadier Hugh Willing CBE, please click here

“In the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia”

Online Presentation by Captain Charles Blackmore

6.30pm, Thursday 20 May 2021

In 1985, four Royal Green Jackets – Capt Charles Blackmore (3RGJ), Lieut James Bowden (3RGJ), Riflemen Chris Shelley (1RGJ) and Mark West (2RGJ) – set out on camels from Wadi Rumm, south Jordan, with members of the Howeitat tribe to retrace some 700 miles of the camel journeys made by Lawrence of Arabia during the Arab Revolt in World War 1.  The significance was twofold: such a commemorative venture following the routes described by T E Lawrence and mapped out in Seven Pillars of Wisdom  had not been undertaken before,  (more…)

“Iraq and Afghan Wars: Lessons Learnt”

On Online Presentation by Brigadier (Rtd) Ben Barry

6.30pm, Thursday 22 July 2021

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan dominated international politics in the first decade of the 21st century and their impact continues to be felt today.  The Rifles and the regiments that came together to form it, not least the RGJ, played a leading role in both wars.  Despite their unpopularity, both wars offer lessons for current and future armed conflict. (more…)