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People from the press

Fort Nelson in the news 1860 - 1918
21st October - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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People from the press: Fort Nelson in the news 1860-1918 

Speaker: Phil Magrath, Curator of Artillery, Royal Armouries 

Phil will examine a microcosm of Victorian and Edwardian life through the triumphs and the disasters depicted in the press, with special focus on those events associated with Fort Nelson. 

This talk will take place at Fort Nelson. The Visitor Centre will be open from 6.30pm. Light refreshments will be served afterwards and are included in your ticket price.

Tickets: £5

Fort 150 | 1871 – 2021

Fort Nelson was built during Queen Victoria’s reign to protect England from invasion. The first garrison of soldiers was stationed at the Fort from September 1871. We will be marking this 150th anniversary with a series of themed FORT 150 events. Please keep an eye on our website and social media channels for more information about upcoming events.