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What’s on

Fort Nelson and Royal Armouries Leeds are fully open.
We have a range of indoor and outdoor events.
We are continuing to limit visit numbers and recommend pre-booking your tickets to guarantee your visit.


Featured events

Fort Nelson Falklands 40 Exhibition What Portsmouth Saw Exhibition Wednesday 25th May 2022 to
Saturday 31st December 2022
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Royal Armouries Museum RA/ID Escape Room Experience Open Saturday & Sunday. Book your tickets now. Activity Tuesday 6th September 2022 to
Friday 21st October 2022
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Online Autonomous weapons systems: Developments and challenges Speaker: Dr Hendrik Huelss Talk Wednesday 5th October 2022 Find out more

Fort Nelson Big Bang Weekend Live firings of Second World War artillery Gun firing Saturday 8th October 2022 to
Sunday 9th October 2022
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Royal Armouries Museum Light knights and castles Part of the Leeds Light Night Festival 2022 Show Thursday 13th October 2022 to
Friday 14th October 2022
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Online The development and power of the medieval trebuchet Speaker: Michael S. Fulton Talk Wednesday 19th October 2022 Find out more

Monday 3rd October 2022 - Sunday 9th October 2022

Online Autonomous weapons systems: Developments and challenges Speaker: Dr Hendrik Huelss Talk Wednesday 5th October 2022 Find out more

Monday 17th October 2022 - Sunday 23rd October 2022

Online The development and power of the medieval trebuchet Speaker: Michael S. Fulton Talk Wednesday 19th October 2022 Find out more

Fort Nelson Mission France: The True History of the Women of the SOE Fort Talk | In-person lecture Talk Wednesday 19th October 2022 Find out more

Monday 31st October 2022 - Sunday 6th November 2022

Online Swords and swordplay in Elizabethan England An exploration of fencing treatises Talk Wednesday 2nd November 2022 Find out more

Monday 21st November 2022 - Sunday 27th November 2022

Fort Nelson General Mendez, my part in his downfall A personal history of the Falklands conflict Talk Wednesday 23rd November 2022 Find out more

Monday 23rd January 2023 - Sunday 29th January 2023

Fort Nelson SOE Paris and the Prosper network The history of SOE and resistance networks in France Talk Wednesday 25th January 2023 Find out more

Monday 20th February 2023 - Sunday 26th February 2023

Fort Nelson The secrets of the dragon cannon Discover one of the Fort's most mysterious objects Talk Wednesday 22nd February 2023 Find out more

Monday 27th March 2023 - Sunday 2nd April 2023

Fort Nelson British small arms During the Victorian period (1837-1901) Talk Wednesday 29th March 2023 Find out more