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 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss FORT NELSON NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL HERITAGE AWARD - Tue, 21 July 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/fort-nelson-nominated-for-national-heritage-award The Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson in Hampshire has been shortlisted in the national Association for Heritage Interpretation 2015 Discover Heritage Awards – for excellence in cultural and natural heritage interpretation in Britain and Ireland – sponso

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/fort-nelson-nominated-for-national-heritage-award
X-RAY EXHIBITION REVEALS THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF ARMS AND ARMOUR - Fri, 17 July 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/x-ray-exhibition-reveals-the-hidden-secrets-of-arms-and-armour A new photographic exhibition at the Royal Armouries museum in Leeds ‘The Unseen Collection’ reveals some of the secrets behind a range of items from the Royal Armouries collection of arms and armour.

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HEROES AND VILLAINS THIS SUMMER - Wed, 15 July 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/heroes-and-villains-this-summer-1 Visitors will discover more about real and fantasy heroes and villains in an action-packed summer of family events. There will be combat demonstrations, fascinating true stories and tall tales, dare devil horse shows and hands on history activities.

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GET ACTIVE THIS SUMMER AT FORT NELSON - Tue, 14 July 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/get-active-this-summer-at-fort-nelson There will be plenty of fun events to keep the children entertained and active at the fully-restored Victorian Fort Nelson in Hampshire over the summer holidays.

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WATERLOO WEEK - Fri, 5 June 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/waterloo-week A programme of events at Royal Armouries Museum Leeds, including action-packed horse shows,
to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo.

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DEFEND THE FORT! - Thu, 21 May 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/defend-the-fort This half term young ‘volunteers’ are invited to come along to help defend the Victorian Fort Nelson with gun drills and marching practice.

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WATERLOO 1815: THE ART OF BATTLE EXHIBITION - Wed, 13 May 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/waterloo-1815-the-art-of-battle-exhibition Royal Armouries Leeds will mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo – one of the most significant battles in European history – with a special exhibition which brings together works of art, arms and armour.

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ROYAL ARMOURIES SHORTLISTED FOR MUSEUMS AT NIGHT CREATIVE COMPETITION - Wed, 22 April 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/royal-armouries-shortlisted-for-museums-at-night-creative-competition In an announcement made by Museums at Night, the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds has been shortlisted for the prestigious national Connect! competition.

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DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNSEEN AND UNDERGROUND AT FORT NELSON: MUSEUMS AT NIGHT - Mon, 20 April 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/discover-the-secrets-of-the-unseen-and-underground-at-fort-nelson-museums-at-night As part of the national Museums at Night programme, visitors will be given exclusive after-hours access to some of the unseen subterranean areas of Fort Nelson near Portsmouth.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/discover-the-secrets-of-the-unseen-and-underground-at-fort-nelson-museums-at-night
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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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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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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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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"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
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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