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Curators' talks

The Spotlight Series of talks are given by our curators, some of the world’s leading experts in arms and armour. There are a wide range of talks on arms and armour, and related topics.

Seminars and talks are available at Royal Armouries Fort Nelson and Leeds.
Please check each listing for venue location, time and capacity.

Duration: 1–2 hours
Price: £5
Tickets: Available online or call 0113 220 1888

  • This series of seminars will give you an opportunity to experience first hand some of the finest objects from the Royal Armouries great collections.

Did you know?

First commercial steel melting

Benjamin Huntsman of Sheffield is widely credited with the first commercial melting of steel in around 1740, using his crucible process. However, the melting of steel had long been practiced in central Asia and India and was known as Damascus steel.

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