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 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Saxon Summer at the Royal Armouries - Mon, 18 July 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/saxon-summer-at-the-royal-armouries This summer holidays the Royal Armouries is offering a busy programme of exciting events and activities, many of them inspired by the special exhibition “Warrior Treasures: Saxon Gold from the Staffordshire Hoard.”

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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/saxon-summer-at-the-royal-armouries
Artillery On Parade at Fort Nelson - Fri, 17 June 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/artillery-on-parade-at-fort-nelson An action-packed weekend with the power and might of the big guns at Fort Nelson – Saturday 30 July and Sunday 31 July 2016.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/artillery-on-parade-at-fort-nelson
Waterloo Commemoration at Fort Nelson - Tue, 14 June 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/waterloo-commemoration-at-fort-nelson Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson marks the forthcoming anniversary of the battle of Waterloo with themed gun firings on Sunday 19 June 2016.

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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/waterloo-commemoration-at-fort-nelson
Commemorating the ‘battle of the Somme’ at Fort Nelson - Mon, 13 June 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/commemorating-the-battle-of-the-somme-at-fort-nelson To mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme, on Friday 1 July – Sunday 3 July 2016, the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson will be showing the pioneering war film documentary, The Battle of the Somme in the Artillery Hall next to the First Worl

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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/commemorating-the-battle-of-the-somme-at-fort-nelson
Warriors of Waterloo - Wed, 8 June 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/warriors-of-waterloo The Royal Armouries will mark the anniversary of the battle of Waterloo with the sound of thundering hooves and gunpowder in an exciting weekend of dramatic performances and Napoleonic skill-at-arms horse shows.

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Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/warriors-of-waterloo
Fort Nelson’s Sexton in action - Fri, 27 May 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/fort-nelsons-sexton-in-action Visitors to the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson this Bank holiday weekend (Monday 30 May 2016) will be able to witness the power and might of one of the Royal Armouries’ most spectacular World War II guns – the Sexton.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/fort-nelsons-sexton-in-action
New Installation ‘Call up the men’ On display at Fort Nelson until 17 June 2016 - Fri, 27 May 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/new-installation-call-up-the-men-on-display-at-fort-nelson-until-17-june-2016 Fort Nelson’s latest ‘Inspired By’ installation, Call Up The Men, was created by blind Lincoln based sound artist Amie Slavin. The display explores the way bugle calls have been used to give orders and messages to soldiers, both in battle and in camp. Ov

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Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/new-installation-call-up-the-men-on-display-at-fort-nelson-until-17-june-2016
950th anniversary of the Norman Conquest at the Tower of London - Thu, 19 May 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/950th-anniversary-of-the-norman-conquest-at-the-tower-of-london A major conference featuring high profile subject experts will be held by the Royal Armouries at the Tower of London to mark the 950th anniversary of the battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/950th-anniversary-of-the-norman-conquest-at-the-tower-of-london
THE SAXONS ARE COMING! - Thu, 19 May 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/the-saxons-are-coming This half term bring the family down to the Royal Armouries museum in Leeds for a Saxon week of craft activities and demonstrations, living history displays, combat shows and to see a longboat reconstruction.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/the-saxons-are-coming
Protect the Port at Fort Nelson - Thu, 12 May 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/protect-the-port-at-fort-nelson Visitors can find out what it would have been like for soldiers stationed at the Royal Armouries’ Fort Nelson during World War II this half term in a packed programme of activities.

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Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/protect-the-port-at-fort-nelson
ROYAL ARMOURIES LAUNCHES COLLECTION ONLINE - Fri, 22 April 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/royal-armouries-launches-collection-online From the armour of Henry VIII to a photograph of a First World War munitions factory, thousands of records are launched online

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/royal-armouries-launches-collection-online
HORSE SHOWS: RIDERS FROM THE EAST - Wed, 20 April 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/horse-shows-riders-from-the-east his May Bank Holiday weekend the Royal Armouries will showcase the thrilling horseback archery skills associated with the Japanese Shogun.

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/horse-shows-riders-from-the-east
MUSEUMS AT NIGHT: MIGHTY MORTARS - Tue, 5 April 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/museums-at-night-mighty-mortars Royal Armouries will be participating in the highly popular national Museums at Night programme as it offers a rare opportunity for visitors to explore Fort Nelson and experience the noise and power of the big guns after hours.

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/museums-at-night-mighty-mortars
MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS HOLIDAY FUN - Mon, 28 March 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/medieval-knights-holiday-fun Keep the whole family entertained over the holidays and discover the world of knights, myths and skills at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds this Easter – and see the amazing collection of Medieval and Tudor arms and armour.

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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/medieval-knights-holiday-fun
20TH ANNIVERSARY OF ROYAL ARMOURIES MUSEUM OPENING IN LEEDS - Wed, 16 March 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/20th-anniversary-of-royal-armouries-musem-opening-in-leeds This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Royal Armouries Museum opening in Leeds by HM Queen Elizabeth II in March and its opening to the public in April 1996.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/20th-anniversary-of-royal-armouries-musem-opening-in-leeds
THE POWERFUL PUNCH OF THE MIGHTY MORTAR - Tue, 15 March 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/the-powerful-punch-of-them-might-mortar The sound of the mighty mortar will echo across Fort Nelson’s North Mortar Battery on Sunday 20 March, in the first of our free spectacular Sunday gun firings featuring authentic gun drills.

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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/the-powerful-punch-of-them-might-mortar
ROMAN RAIDERS AT FORT NELSON - Mon, 7 March 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/roman-raiders-at-fort-nelson Find out what it would have been like for Roman Soldiers this Easter holidays in a fun packed programme of activities at Fort Nelson.

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Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/roman-raiders-at-fort-nelson
20TH ANNIVERSARY EASTER TOURNAMENT IN THE HEART OF LEEDS - Mon, 29 February 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/20th-anniversary-easter-tournament-in-the-heart-of-leeds After last year’s sell out success the Royal Armouries museum in the heart of Leeds will celebrate its twentieth anniversary with its twentieth Easter Tournament.

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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/20th-anniversary-easter-tournament-in-the-heart-of-leeds
EASTERN WARRIORS: INDIA - Mon, 1 February 2016 at 00:00 /about-us/press/eastern-warriors-india Visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the rich and varied culture of India this February half term, at the Royal Armouries in Leeds through its exhibits and events for all the family, including dance, cookery, yoga and music.

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Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT /about-us/press/eastern-warriors-india
Fort Nelson’s Sexton in action - Tue, 30 November 1999 at 00:00 /about-us/press/ Visitors to the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson this Bank holiday weekend (Monday 30 May 2016) will be able to witness the power and might of one of the Royal Armouries’ most spectacular World War II guns – the Sexton.

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