- Starts at: 12:00am Sunday 4 August 2013
- Finishes at: 12:00am Sunday 4 August 2013
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Gun Firing
12:00am Sunday 4th August 2013 - 12:00am Sunday 4th August 2013 at Fort Nelson
Free gun-firing events presented by Portsdown Artillery Volunteers and Ubique: Right of the Line.
There will be two gun firing times per day: 1pm and 3pm.
There will be three gun firings on Sunday 10 November: 11am and a second following a 2-minute silence as a mark of Remembrance, a third gun firing will take place at 1pm.
|Sunday 30 June||64-Pounder Saluting Gun||Portsdown Artillery Volunteers|
|Sunday 4 Aug||7-Inch Armstrong RBL||Portsdown Artillery Volunteers|
|Sunday 1 Sept||25-Pounder Howitzer||Ubique|
|Sunday 29 Sept||13-inch LS Mortar||Portsdown Artillery Volunteers|
|Sunday 20 Oct||Trafalgar Day – 12-Pounder Naval Cannon||Ubique|
|Sunday 27 Oct||64-Pounder Saluting Gun||Portsdown Artillery Volunteers|
|Sunday 10 Nov||Remembrance – 2.95-inch Quick Firing Mountain Gun||Ubique|
|Sunday 23 Feb||16-Pounder Field Gun||Portsdown Artillery Volunteers|
|Sunday 23 March||64-Pounder Saluting Gun||Portsdown Artillery Volunteers|
There are extra gun firings on Armistice Day (November 11) – A 2.95-inch Quick Firing Mountain Gun will be fired to mark the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month – commemorating the moment when the guns fell silent on the Western Front in 1918. The 11am gun salute will be followed by a second, marking completion of the two-minute silence; plus a further firing at 1pm.