Previous Events

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23 Aug 2023‘The Indian Mutiny’ with Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones
27 Jul 2023‘To War with the Walkers’ with Annabel Venning
28 Jun 2023‘Alfred the Great and the campaign of 878 – What can we know?’ with Prof. Ryan Lavelle
24 May 2023‘The Soldier’s Soldier: A Leadership Life – Erwin Rommel’ with Prof. Lloyd Clark
26 Apr 2023‘Why does the British government never talk about Nuclear Weapons?’ with Dr. Andy Corbett R.N.
22 Mar 2023POSTPONED: ‘Desert Warfare: The Experience of British Empire Armies in the Two World Wars’ with Prof. Gary Sheffield

Replaced by: ‘Amphibious Warfare: The Experience of British Empire Armies in the Two World Wars’ with Prof. Gary Sheffield
22 Feb 2023‘The Battle for Hill 107, Maleme, Crete (20th-23rd May 1941)’ with Col. Robert Kershaw
25 Jan 2023‘The Great Game: Anglo-Russian Rivalry in Central Asia’ with Maj. Gordon Corrigan
23 Nov 2022‘What does a Curator of Artillery do?’ with Philip Magrath
26 Oct 2022‘Counter-Insurgency in Malaya: An Imperial Success Story’ with Dr. Robert Lyman
28 Sep 2022‘Dünkirchen 1940: The German View of Dunkirk’ with Col. Robert Kershaw
24 Aug 2022‘Old Wardour Castle & Salisbury during the English Civil War’ with Julian Humphrys
27 Jul 2022‘Victory in Burma’ with Lt. Col. Mike Tickner
22 Jun 2022‘The Changing of the Guard’ with Simon Akam
25 May 2022‘Zulu Rising: The epic story of the battle of Isandlwana’ with Ian Knight
27 Apr 2022‘Moltke and his Generals’ with Quintin Barry
23 Mar 2022‘Doctor Enigma’ with Dr Mark Baldwin
23 Feb 2022‘The Making of the Light Division’ with Tim Saunders
26 Jan 2022‘The Bruneval Raid, 1942’ with Paul Oldfield
24 Nov 2021‘I Knew the Few’ with Dilip Sarkar
24 Nov 2021 (now 22 Jun 2022)POSTPONED: ‘The Changing of the Guard’ with Simon Akam
27 Oct 2021‘The RNAS Armoured Car Expeditionary Force on the Eastern Front, 1915-17’ with Alan Wakefield
22 Sep 2021‘British Volunteers and the Spanish Civil War’ with Ray Wilkinson
25 Aug 2021‘Seapower States: Culture, Identity and Strategy’ with Prof. Andrew Lambert
28 Jul 2021‘Reflections on the First World War’ with Allan Mallinson
23 Jun 2021 (now 25 Aug 2021)POSTPONED: ‘Seapower States: Culture, Identity and Strategy’ with Prof. Andrew Lambert
26 May 2021POSTPONED: ‘Victory in Burma’ with Lt. Col. Mike Tickner
28 Apr 2021 (now 28 Jul 2021) POSTPONED: ‘Reflections on the First World War’ with Allan Mallinson
24 Mar 2021 (now 25 May 2022)POSTPONED: ‘Zulu Rising: The epic story of the battle of Isandlwana’ with Ian Knight
24 Feb 2021 (now 23 Feb 2022)POSTPONED: ‘The Bruneval Raid, 1942’ with Paul Oldfield
27 Jan 2021 (now 26 Jan 2022)POSTPONED: ‘The Light Division in the Peninsular War’ with Tim Saunders
25 Nov 2020POSTPONED: ‘The Falklands War – There and Back Again: The Story of Naval Party 8901’ with Dr Mike Jones
28 Oct 2020 (now 27 Oct 2021)POSTPONED: ‘The RNAS Armoured Car Expeditionary Force on the Eastern Front, 1915-17’ with Alan Wakefield
23 Sep 2020POSTPONED: ‘The Battle of Britain’ with Col. Paul Beaver
24 Jun 2020 (now 25 Aug 2021)POSTPONED: ‘Seapower States: Culture, Identity and Strategy’ with Prof. Andrew Lambert
27 May 2020 (now 27 Jul 2022)POSTPONED: ‘Victory in Burma’ with Lt. Col. Mike Tickner
22 Apr 2020 (now 28 Jul 2021)POSTPONED: ‘Reflections on the First World War’ with Allan Mallinson
25 Mar 2020POSTPONED: ‘British Volunteers and the Spanish Civil War’ with Ray Wilkinson
26 Feb 2020‘Could the British have won the American War of Independence’ with Prof. Jeremy Black
22 Jan 2020’37 Howitzer Battery RFA: The Curragh to Le Cateau, August 1914′ with Lt. Col. Mike Watson
27 Nov 2019‘Lost Roman Legions’ with Chris Hewitt
23 Oct 2019‘The Battle of Balaclava’ with Col. Bob Kershaw
25 Sep 2019‘1973 Yom Kippur War: Political Background and Intelligence Failure’ with Col. Tony Malkin
18 Jun 2019‘Agincourt: Myth and Reality’ with Prof. Anne Curry
22 May 2019‘Hitler’s Heralds’ with Nigel Jones
24 Apr 2019‘Rorke’s Drift, 1879’ with Col. Christopher Newbould
27 Mar 2019‘Russia, 1812’ with Alan Rooney
27 Feb 2019‘Landing on the Edge of Eternity: 24 Hours at Omaha Beach’ with Col. Bob Kershaw