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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.
THE SAXONS ARE COMING! 19 May 2016
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.
Protect the Port at Fort Nelson 12 May 2016
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.
ROYAL ARMOURIES LAUNCHES COLLECTION ONLINE 22 April 2016
From the armour of Henry VIII to a photograph of a First World War munitions factory, thousands of records are launched online
HORSE SHOWS: RIDERS FROM THE EAST 20 April 2016
his May Bank Holiday weekend the Royal Armouries will showcase the thrilling horseback archery skills associated with the Japanese Shogun.
MUSEUMS AT NIGHT: MIGHTY MORTARS 5 April 2016
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.
MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS HOLIDAY FUN 28 March 2016
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.
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.
THE POWERFUL PUNCH OF THE MIGHTY MORTAR 15 March 2016
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.
ROMAN RAIDERS AT FORT NELSON 7 March 2016
Find out what it would have been like for Roman Soldiers this Easter holidays in a fun packed programme of activities at Fort Nelson.
20TH ANNIVERSARY EASTER TOURNAMENT IN THE HEART OF LEEDS 29 February 2016
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.
EASTERN WARRIORS: INDIA 1 February 2016
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.
A special exhibition at the Royal Armouries which will showcase around 100 spectacular items from the remarkable Staffordshire Hoard collection.
VICTORIAN LIFE AT THE FORT: FEBRUARY HALF TERM ACTIVITIES 22 January 2016
Come and play at the Royal Armouries Fort Nelson this February half term, and experience life as it was over 100 years ago for children in Victorian times.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE AT FORT NELSON 2 December 2015
This December Fort Nelson opens its doors for a traditional Victorian military Christmas which will include tours of areas in the fort which are not normally open to the public.
CELEBRATING JAPAN 27 November 2015
12 – 13 December, Royal Armouries in Leeds will bring its Japanese collection to life through a celebration of Japanese culture, and the weapons, skills and honour codes of Japanese warriors with a rich programme of events for all the family.
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