Events

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Wed 26th Feb 2020

Could the British have won the American War of Independence?

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 26th Feb 2020

Could the British have won the American War of Independence?

Opposition to London’s insensitive colonial policies on taxation and governance was provoked into outright rebellion when British soldiers a...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Wed 25th Mar 2020

British Volunteers and the Spanish Civil War

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 25th Mar 2020

British Volunteers and the Spanish Civil War

During the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939, despite massive establishment resistance to them going, nearly 2,500 men and women left Britain to f...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Wed 22nd Apr 2020

Reflections on the First World War

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 22nd Apr 2020

Reflections on the First World War

"War should be so engaged in that nothing but peace should appear to be aimed at." Reflections on the First World War in light of Cicero's d...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Wed 27th May 2020

Victory in Burma

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 27th May 2020

Victory in Burma

On 14th June 1945 the 14th Army conducted a victory parade in Rangoon having captured the city with barely a shot fired in anger. Meanwhile ...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Wed 24th June 2020

Seapower States: Culture, Identity and Strategy

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 24th June 2020

Seapower States: Culture, Identity and Strategy

This lecture examines the nature and consequences of being a seapower state, as opposed to continental military power, through a collective ...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 22nd Jan 2020

37 Howitzer Battery RFA: The Curragh to Le Cateau, August 1914

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 22nd Jan 2020

37 Howitzer Battery RFA: The Curragh to Le Cateau, August 1914

Mike Watson provides some insights into the background and experiences of some of the Gunners, including three VCs - Captain Douglas Reynold...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Wed 27th Nov 2019

Lost Roman Legions

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 27th Nov 2019

Lost Roman Legions

The annihilation of three Roman legions in 9AD by a coalition of German tribes led by Arminius was one of the biggest defeats in Roman histo...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Wed 23rd Oct 2019

The Battle of Balaclava

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 23rd Oct 2019

The Battle of Balaclava

 

The charge of the Light Brigade, during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854, is one of the most famous military exploits during the ...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Wed 25th Sept 2019

1973 Yom Kippur War: Political Background and Intelligence Failure

7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Wed 25th Sept 2019

1973 Yom Kippur War: Political Background and Intelligence Failure

 

Despite the stunning and complete defeat of three Arab armies - Egyptian, Jordanian and Syrian - in the 1967 Six Day War, how was it that I...

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7.30pm - 9.30pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

Tues 18th Jun 2019

Agincourt: Myth and Reality

7.45pm - 9.45pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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Tues 18th Jun 2019

Agincourt: Myth and Reality

Over recent years there has been new work on the battle of Agincourt on both sides of the Channel. We can now be much more certain about num...

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7.45pm - 9.45pm

St John's Place, Lower Road, Bemerton, Salisbury, SP2 9NP

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