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Daily Activities: Friday 21 April

Friday 21 April

13:15- 13:30

Big History: Animal Army

Listen to tales of extraordinary animals that have bravely fought alongside humans in time of war.

Floor 2, War Gallery, Cinema

14:00- 14:15

Middle Ages: Pollaxe Combat

Watch our knights battle as they demonstrate the challenges of bringing to life medieval combat techniques.

Floor 2, Tournament Gallery, Ring

14:45- 15:00

Big History: Morbid Monarchs

Discover the fascinating truth about the deaths of some of Englands Kings and Queens.

Floor 2, War Gallery, Cinema

12:30- 12:45

Middle Ages: Two Handed Sword Combat 1400s

Watch our Men-at-Arms battle as they demonstrate the challenges of bringing to life medieval combat techniques.

Floor 2, Tournament Gallery, Ring.

14:00- 14:15

Napoleonic: Weapons of Waterloo 1815

Find out about the battle which ended an empire, and handle weapons used by the British.

Floor 3, War Gallery, Observation Post

12:00- 12:15

First World War: Trench Warfare 1914-18

Explore the tactics of the trench fighting through a selection of weaponry from the period.

Floor 3, War Gallery, Observation Post

15:00- 15:15

Tudors: The Field of Cloth of Gold 1520 Tour

Discover the greatest tournament in sporting history in the reign King Henry VIII.

Floor 2, Tournament Gallery, Big Screen