Fort Nelson Tattoo

Saturday 8 September Matinee with Fly-past 2.30pm Gala Evening with Fireworks Finale 7.30pm Each performance will last approximately 2 hours The Fort Nelson Tattoo will feature a unique mix of military and civilian bands and display teams set within the historic setting of the Fort as well as exciting firings Read more…

Walid’s Walks

On 2nd November, Ubique hosted a guided tour of Fort Nelson for the Walid's Walks Group. Roger Glancefield and Cameron Kinnear, in RHA uniform, provided the group with a guided tour of the ramparts and tunnel system, including the magazine and North Caponier. Following the walk a lunch was provided. Read more…

18 inch Railway Howitzer

The 200-tonne 18 inch Railway Howitzer has arrived at Fort Nelson. This gun was developed during the First World War as part of the trend to build bigger calibre guns capable of firing heavier, more destructive shells. The First World War ended before any 18-inch howitzers were ready, but five Read more…

Navy Open Day and Gun Run

  Royal Navy Royal Marines Charity Field Gun Competition Navy News – digital edition The most spectacular event at HMS Collingwood’s open day is the the historic Royal Navy Field Gun Competition. Crews representing units of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines as well as the British Army and Royal Air Force, Read more…

Working in Partnership

  Working in Partnership February 25th, 2013 The Royal Armouries is delighted to announce a new partnership with The Guards Museum in London. As Britain’s oldest museum with a history dating back over 600 years the Royal Armouries is home to the national collection of arms & armour and operates Read more…

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