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2014 PRESS ARCHIVE
HENRY VIII RETURNS TO LEEDS CASTLE IN KENT 15 April 2014
Henry VIII will return to Leeds Castle in Kent in the form of two of his most iconic pieces of armour as part of the Medieval Festival.
APPEAL JUDGEMENT WILL PROTECT OUR NATIONAL HERITAGE 15 April 2014
The Royal Armouries has welcomed the appeal judgment in the Court of Arches preventing the sale of an armet from Wootton St Lawrence church, near Basingstoke in Hampshire.
POWER AND MIGHT OF THE BIG GUNS 10 April 2014
Join uniformed gun crews from the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers (PAV) at Fort Nelson on Easter Sunday (April 20) as they fire a British Land Service mortar – one of the guns upon which fortification defence depended.
FIRING UP FOR THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 27 March 2014
A Drill Sergeant will put children through their paces at the Royal Armouries Museum, Fort Nelson, during the Easter school holidays (Monday, April 7 to Thursday, April 17) as they learn to follow an authentic 19th century gun drill.
KNIGHTS, MYTHS & MAGIC - A LEGENDARY DAY OUT THIS EASTER 27 March 2014
Discover the world of knights, myths and magic at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds this Easter – along with the history behind the national collection of arms and armour.
ROLLING OUT THE BIG GUNS 18 March 2014
Join uniformed gun crews from Portsdown Artillery Volunteers on Sunday (March 23) as Fort Nelson rings to the sound of spectacular free gun-firings.
INSPIRED BY HERALDRY – NEW EXHIBITION TO OPEN IN LEEDS 13 March 2014
Step back in time and discover the fascinating world of coats of arms in the Yorkshire Heraldry Society’s new exhibition opening at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds.
ROYAL ARMOURIES APPOINTS FIVE NEW TRUSTEES 10 March 2014
Royal Armouries today announces the appointment of five new trustees – Dr Andrew Burnett, Professor Anne Curry, Jason Kingsley, Christine Mayer and Deborah Mills.
POWER AND MIGHT 11 February 2014
Experience the power and might of a mighty Victorian field gun on Sunday, February 23, when uniformed gunners stage the latest in a series of spectacular free gun firings at Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson.
HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL THIS HALF-TERM – VICTORIAN STYLE! 27 January 2014
History comes to life at Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson this February half-term (February 17 to 21) as Victorian children’s lives go under the spotlight.
SHARP-SHOOTING WILD WEST FUN 24 January 2014
See history come to life at the Royal Armouries in Leeds this February half-term (February 15 to 23) as the museum transports visitors to the sharp-shooting world of the Wild West.