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 Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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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Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/waterloo-1815-the-art-of-battle-exhibition
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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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/digging-deeper-at-fort-nelson-this-easter
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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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/remembering-war-veterans-at-fort-nelson
"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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EASTERN WARRIORS: JAPAN - Wed, 28 January 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/eastern-warriors-japan From Origami to Martial Arts Demonstrations and Sushi Workshops to Taiko Drumming, the Royal Armouries in Leeds takes on an Eastern theme this February half term (Saturday, February 14 to Sunday, February 22), with activities to appeal to all the family.

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BUILDING A VICTORIAN FORTRESS - Tue, 27 January 2015 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/building-a-victorian-fortress Families can tread in the footsteps of Victorian navvies this half-term and discover just what it took to build one of Hampshire’s most famous landmarks – Fort Nelson near Fareham.

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BLOW AWAY THE FESTIVE COBWEBS! - Wed, 17 December 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/blow-away-the-festive-cobwebs Blow away the cobwebs during the Christmas and New Year’s break (December 27 to January 4) with the new-look Explorers’ pack at the Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/blow-away-the-festive-cobwebs
A VICTORIAN MILITARY CHRISTMAS – FORT NELSON STYLE! - Fri, 12 December 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/a-victorian-military-christmasictorian-military-christmas-fort-nelson-style-1 Step back in time at Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson next weekend (December 20 and 21) and experience the sights, smells and sounds of a traditional Victorian military Christmas.

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STEP BACK IN TIME THIS CHRISTMAS - Thu, 4 December 2014 at 00:00 /what-we-do/press/step-back-in-time-this-christmas History will come alive at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds this Christmas as visitors experience the “make do and mend” skills practised on the Home Front during the two World Wars.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/step-back-in-time-this-christmas
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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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT /what-we-do/press/festive-fun-for-all-the-family