Royal Armouries: Press Releases http://www.armouries.org.uk/ The Royal Armouries is home to the United Kingdom’s national collection of arms and armour, including artillery. en Royal Armouries Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss DIGGING DEEPER AT FORT NELSON THIS EASTER - Thu, 26 March 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/digging-deeper-at-fort-nelson-this-easter This Easter families can become explorers and help to uncover the hidden history of Fort Nelson.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/digging-deeper-at-fort-nelson-this-easter
THREADS OF WAR: 27-21 JUNE - Wed, 25 March 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/threads-of-war-27-21-june In March the Royal Armouries Museum Leeds will present Threads of War, a moving exhibition of contemporary textiles inspired by the First World War, created by members of the 1914-18 Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group.

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/threads-of-war-27-21-june
MEDIEVAL EASTER TOURNAMENT IN THE HEART OF LEEDS - Fri, 20 March 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/medieval-easter-tournament-in-the-heart-of-leeds Enjoy the thrills and spills of authentic medieval jousting, the original extreme sport, in the heart of Leeds and come face-to-face with our tournament collection of arms and armour at the Royal Armouries museum.

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/medieval-easter-tournament-in-the-heart-of-leeds
REMEMBERING WAR VETERANS AT FORT NELSON - Fri, 13 February 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/remembering-war-veterans-at-fort-nelson This Spring the Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson will present They That Are Left, a striking exhibition of 40 photographic portraits of war veterans.

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/remembering-war-veterans-at-fort-nelson
"STRONG VOICES" INITIATIVE RESULTS IN STUNNING NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBTION - Fri, 30 January 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/strong-voices-initiative-results-in-stunning-new-photographic-exhibtion A powerful new photographic exhibition showcasing the innovative and inspiring work of teenagers with autism is due to open at Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson, in partnership with local organisations.

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/strong-voices-initiative-results-in-stunning-new-photographic-exhibtion
EASTERN WARRIORS: JAPAN - Wed, 28 January 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/eastern-warriors-japan From Origami to Martial Arts Demonstrations and Sushi Workshops to Taiko Drumming, the Royal Armouries in Leeds takes on an Eastern theme this February half term (Saturday, February 14 to Sunday, February 22), with activities to appeal to all the family.

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/eastern-warriors-japan
BUILDING A VICTORIAN FORTRESS - Tue, 27 January 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/building-a-victorian-fortress Families can tread in the footsteps of Victorian navvies this half-term and discover just what it took to build one of Hampshire’s most famous landmarks – Fort Nelson near Fareham.

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BLOW AWAY THE FESTIVE COBWEBS! - Wed, 17 December 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/blow-away-the-festive-cobwebs Blow away the cobwebs during the Christmas and New Year’s break (December 27 to January 4) with the new-look Explorers’ pack at the Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/blow-away-the-festive-cobwebs
A VICTORIAN MILITARY CHRISTMAS – FORT NELSON STYLE! - Fri, 12 December 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/a-victorian-military-christmasictorian-military-christmas-fort-nelson-style-1 Step back in time at Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson next weekend (December 20 and 21) and experience the sights, smells and sounds of a traditional Victorian military Christmas.

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/a-victorian-military-christmasictorian-military-christmas-fort-nelson-style-1
STEP BACK IN TIME THIS CHRISTMAS - Thu, 4 December 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/step-back-in-time-this-christmas History will come alive at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds this Christmas as visitors experience the “make do and mend” skills practised on the Home Front during the two World Wars.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/step-back-in-time-this-christmas
WEST YORKSHIRE POLICE WEAPONS SURRENDER - Wed, 19 November 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/west-yorkshire-police-weapons-surrender West Yorkshire Police is giving people the chance to hand over guns and other weapons.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/west-yorkshire-police-weapons-surrender
FACING-RECOVERING: FIRSTSITE EXHIBITION OF PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN ARTISTS AND RECOVERING SOLDIERS NOW OPEN AT ROYAL ARMOURIES AT FORT NELSON - Mon, 17 November 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/firstsite-exhibition-of-partnership-between-artists-and-recovering-soldiers-now-open-at-royal-armouries-at-fort-nelson An exhibition shown earlier this year in firstsite’s University Space which deals with the complex issues facing injured and wounded soldiers in their transition from military to civilian life is now open at Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson, near Fareham.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/firstsite-exhibition-of-partnership-between-artists-and-recovering-soldiers-now-open-at-royal-armouries-at-fort-nelson
HONOURING THE FALLEN AT FORT NELSON - Thu, 6 November 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/honouring-the-fallen-fort-nelson Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson will honour those who made the “ultimate sacrifice” on Remembrance Sunday (November 9) when six heavy draft horses will draw an 18-pounder First World War gun across the Parade, followed by gun salutes.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/honouring-the-fallen-fort-nelson
HONOURING THE FALLEN IN LEEDS - Tue, 4 November 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/honouring-the-fallen-leeds A traditional Armistice Day service and poppy drop together with the opening of a new exhibition featuring 40 poignant photographs of war veterans will form the focal point of Royal Armouries’ month of Remembrance in Leeds.

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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/honouring-the-fallen-leeds
TEN SUCCESSFUL YEARS DRAW TO A CLOSE - Mon, 27 October 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/ten-successful-years-draw-to-a-close A pioneering 10-year agreement which saw Royal Armouries become the first British national museum to enjoy a long-standing presence in North America is drawing to a close.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/ten-successful-years-draw-to-a-close
GUNPOWDER, TREASON AND PLOT! - Wed, 15 October 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/gunpowder-treason-and-plot Half-term is set to go off with a bang at Fort Nelson this October as Royal Armouries invites children to join Guy Fawkes and learn about one of British history’s best-known stories.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/gunpowder-treason-and-plot
THE MYTHICAL WORLD OF TOLKIEN - Wed, 15 October 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/the-mythical-world-of-tolkien Tolkien’s mythical world comes alive at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds this half-term (October 25 to November 2) including live combat demonstrations, craft sessions and film screenings.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/the-mythical-world-of-tolkien
ARMOURIES JOINS SEARCH FOR ENGLAND’S LOST KING – RICHARD III - Thu, 31 January 2013 at 16:00 /what-we-do/press/armouries-joins-search-for-englands-lost-king-richard-iii Royal Armouries’ curator forms part of expert academic team investigating the “skeleton in the car park” discovery – possibly the human remains of a lost king, Richard III.

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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/armouries-joins-search-for-englands-lost-king-richard-iii
FESTIVE FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY - Fri, 30 November 2012 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/festive-fun-for-all-the-family Head to the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds this December for a Victorian Christmas with a twist.

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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/festive-fun-for-all-the-family