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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

“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…)