What’s on

Museum Programme of Events

We’re always excited to welcome evening talks, lunches, and other events to the museum. Scroll down for a calendar of upcoming events, and click on ‘more’ on any event to find a full description and how to book.

If you’re interested in giving a talk or hosting an event at the museum, please get in touch with us.

Evening Talks

For evening talks, doors open from 5.45pm for refreshments before the talk begins at 6.30pm in the Kincaid Gallery. Talks are recorded and are available to view for free on our online video archive.

If you’d like to be the first to hear about upcoming evening talks, you can sign up to our events mailing list.

Marching, Fighting, Dying: Life on Campaign During the Peninsular War

Evening Talk by Gareth Glover

📅 20 June 2024

🕒 6.30pm

📍  The Kincaid Gallery, The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum.

Over the last two centuries, a number of books have been published, which try to describe the life of a soldier in the Peninsular War; but they all suffer from one great flaw – the use of memoirs written by soldiers decades later; which brings the age old problem of hindsight very much to play, while they are also tainted by the change in social norms over the period. (more…)

Military Memoirs Workshop

Workshop hosted by the museum on behalf of Winchester’s Military Museums and run by Reading Force

📅 20 July 2024

🕒 13.00

📍 The Kincaid Gallery, The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum

Are you thinking of writing up your memories of life with the military? Whatever your connection with the military, serving, veteran or family, Winchester’s Military Museums are pleased to be hosting this afternoon workshop on the value of memoir-writing.

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Decoding History: The Enigma Machine and the World of WWII Cryptography

Evening Talk by Alan Watson, OBE

📅 Thursday 5th December, 2024

🕒 18.30

📍 The Kincaid Gallery, The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum

Join us for an insightful exploration into the Enigma machine’s role in history and the complexities of its decryption during World War II.

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