National Army Museum

National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HT
  • Telephone 020 7730 0717
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  • Website www.nam.ac.uk
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A Bloodless Victory: The Battle of New Orleans in History and Memory

Historian Joseph Stoltz revisits the history of the Battle of New Orleans in 1815.

Fri 9 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Book Club

Join us once a month for an evening of discussion and debate about books related to the British Army.This month we will be discussing some well-known fictional British Army heroes - Flashman, Sharpe and Harvey. Come along and meet new people at an entertaining and informative evening of lively discussion unpacking current…

Wed 28 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 06:30

Book Club: Curry: A tale of cooks and conqueror

Join us once a month for an evening of discussion and debate about books related to the British Army. This month we will be discussing Curry: A tale of cooks and conquerors by Lizzie Collingham. Come along and meet new people at an entertaining and informative evening of lively discussion unpacking current issues…

Wed 31 Jan

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 18:30

Book Club

A monthly evening of discussion and debate about books relating to the British Army. Complimentary snacks and wine served from 6.30pm.

Wed 28 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

Book Club: Flashman, Sharpe and Harvey: Fictional British Army heroes

Eve in Khaki: Women and the British Army, 1917–48

Professor Lucy Noakes discusses the key role women played in Britain in both world wars.

Fri 2 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

Sat 3 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

Far East Prisoner-of-war Memories

Lauren Cantillon presents her current research on prisoner-of-war memoirs from the Far East during the Second World War (1939-45). This talk will consider the memoirs of British prisoners of war of the Japanese, known as Far East Prisoners of War (FEPOWs), and how their recollections may have been reshaped and distorted…

Fri 19 Jan

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 11:30

Fri 2 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

Inspired by Civilisations: Object Journeys

Join the curators to discover the surprising journeys some of the objects took before ending up at the National Army Museum. Suitable for ages 12+.

Sat 3 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

Jungle Survival Skills

Learn how to survive in the jungle at this free family friendly workshop.

Fri 30 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Sat 31 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Sun 1 Apr

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30
…and 14 more dates until 15 Apr

LGBTQ+ Experiences In The Army

Hear from LGBTQ+ personnel as they discuss their lives in the army.

Wed 21 Feb

£5 / 020 7730 0717

Navigation Challenge

Using a variety of craft materials and navigation skills, join in to create a map and a compass to navigate it with. Design mountains, rivers and seas. Imagine new species of weird and wonderful creatures and draw them a new home.

Sat 10 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

Sun 11 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

Mon 12 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

…and 6 more dates until 18 Feb

Operation Telic, 15 Years On

Join Brigadier (retired) Ben Barry as he discusses UK operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, 15 years since they began.

Fri 16 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

Researching Women and the Military

Spend an afternoon exploring current research on women and the military around the world with historians from the UK.

Fri 9 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

Returning soldiers, Citizenship and the Vote during the First World War

A talk by Dr Matthew Johnson on our changing understanding of political citizenship during WWI.

Fri 16 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

The Secret Life Of Propaganda Posters

Susannah Walker discusses the origins of Second World War propaganda posters and their impact on the public.

Fri 9 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

Security And The Army Tour

Take a free guided tour around the galleries exploring the topic of security and the army. In 2018 we're looking at the army's role in UK and world security throughout history. This monthly tour will highlight some of the objects and stories related to key moments and the people involved.

Sat 3 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 14:00

Seperated by War and Genocide: Stories from the Wiener Library

Dr Barbara Warnock uncovers British Army connections in Britain's Holocaust archive, the Wiener Library. For Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, Dr Barbara Warnock of The Wiener Library, London, will give an illustrated talk drawn from the library's rich collections of archival materials on Jewish refugees from Nazism. She will…

Fri 26 Jan

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 11:30

Soldiery

Rory Lewis's latest photography project, Soldiery, a study of the British Army, taking inspiration from a selection of great historical painters. Rory's aim was to capture the 21st-century army's historical character and its proud legacy of diversity. Join us for a talk and an opportunity to view the photographic display.

Wed 31 Jan

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 18:00

Soldiery British Army Portraits

The British Army is a diverse and proud organisation with a cherished heritage. 'Soldiery', has been a project focusing on historically documenting the modern British Army in a contemporary reflection of historical portraiture of days gone by. Photographed by Professional Portraitist Rory Lewis.

Sat 27 Jan

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Jan

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 29 Jan

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 7 Feb

Special Forces: Break the Code

Break the code and discover a secret at this family friendly workshop.

Sat 17 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Sun 18 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Special Forces: The Originals

Join curator Justin Saddington to discover the stories of the individuals who founded the British Special Forces. Booking is essential.

Fri 23 Mar

Free / 020 7730 0717

Vote 100

A panel discussion on whether or not violence can win rights.

Wed 7 Feb

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 18:30

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