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Daily Activities: Saturday 20 January 2018

INSIGHT: EAST MEETS WEST

10:45

Far East: Hatamoto! An Englishman in Japan 1600

Hear the story of how William Adams, the first Englishman to visit Japan, became a Samurai warrior.

Floor 4, Oriental Gallery, Dojo

10:45

Far East: Swords of Ancient China

Learn the secrets behind four thousand years of Chinese sword making and handle a range of replica weapons.

Floor 3, War Gallery, Observation Post

14:00

The Charge of the Winged Hussars: The Gates of Vienna 1683

Hear a Polish Winged Hussar, resplendent in his unique armour, recount the regiment’s greatest day! A day that changed the future for the whole of Europe.

Floor 4, Oriental Gallery, Dojo