Year: 2020

Wednesday 15th July – The Museum Re -Opens after Covid-19 Lockdown

The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum opened it’s doors to visitors today for the first time in nearly four months following the Government’s announcement of the lockdown. After much preparation to introduce the new measures as recommended in Government Guidelines for Galleries and Museums, the Museum opened at 10am this morning .  The changes implemented…

VE Day -75th Anniversary

    This week will be the 75th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe ) Day.  On the 8th May 1945, from the balcony of the Ministry of Health building, Prime Minister Winston Churchill said in his speech, ‘My dear friends , this is your hour.