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 can also be made on-line. Click here to make a booking.

“The Path to Mutiny, a family story of rebellion, death and survival”

An Evening Talk by Dr Tom Shannon

on Thursday 21st March 2018

Tom Shannon’s family have been in India since his fourth great grandfather, Alexander Lawrence, survived the breach of Seringapatam  in 1799 as a subaltern in the forlorn hope.  In the mid-19th century, the subcontinent was very different from   (more…)

WMM Lunchtime Lecture – 14 February 2019

“Old Concrete”:  General Sir Walter Congreve VC as Corps Commander on the Western Front 1916-18.  A Lunchtime talk by Michael Orr.

Winchester’s Military Lectures are held in The McDonald Gallery, The Gurkha Museum, and start at 12.30 followed by lunch with cash bar.

To book this talk please telephone 01962 842832 or email AlisonB@the gurkhamuseum.co.uk.  For more information on future Winchester’s Military Museums Lunchtime Lectures please visit their website:


“Future Warfare – Bayonets or Buttons”

Evening Talk by David Smith.

6.15pm Thursday 11 April, 2019

More information to follow

“From Cricket to Cookery; A Regimental Archive for all Occasions, The Hampshire Records Office and Archives”

Evening Talk  by Heather Needham

6.15pm Thursday 9th May, 2019.

More information to follow.

“Yanks and Limeys”

Evening Talk by Professor Niall Barr

6.15pm Thursday 20 June 2019

More information to follow.

“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.