Historic England have just released a report on the Woolwich Rotunda, it covers the history of this fascinating structure and options for it’s future. Well worth taking the time to read. Click the link below to download the PDF. The Woolwich Rotunda is a structure of international significance, listed grade II*. Designed by the architect […]
As part of our continuing efforts to provide value to our members in this covid period there are some more dates for your diary. 10th February WA WINTER LECTURE 4: THE 69TH REGIMENT IN THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN- THROUGH THE EYES OF TWO TEENAGERS 17th February WA WINTER LECTURE 5:WOMEN OF INFLUENCE – WELLINGTON AND HIS […]
If you missed the fascinating talk on the Congress of Vienna by Colonel Nick Lipscombe on Zoom a few weeks ago you can now catch up on it in our Members Area. Along with other talks and podcasts. The password is contained within your Journal. Also coming up in February are three more Lectures. See […]
Dear Members As you know we have been running a Winter Lecture series to make up for the lack of physical events we are able to run. If you missed these Lectures, three are now available in your Members Zone. Password is contained within your Journal. Midland Lecture Series: 52nd Foot at Waterloo (The Truth, […]
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George F Nafziger will be known to many already. Over the last forty years he has produced a mass of extremely detailed Orders of Battle totaling nearly 8,000 different OOB’s ranging from 1600 to 1945 and produced a number of books on various aspects of military history. Having retired, George donated his entire collection to […]
Dear Members In spite of Covid we are attempting to provide as many services and events to you as possible. Five episodes of our new podcast are now available in the members section. The latest is Colonel Sempronius Stretton by David Molony. We are also hoping to go ahead with our Midlands event on the […]
We are enhancing our services to members by developing our technology platform. We now have a You Tube channel. It will hold podcasts (audio recordings) and videos. Some will be recorded and some will be live streamed. Our first video was The Revd. Stephen Fletcher’s live streaming of his Waterloo Service. We are now looking […]
Partly due to the Pandemic we are searching for ways to bring more value to our members and raise awareness of the Association and it work. Our first YouTube video is a service of commemoration for the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. We hope to bring you more content soon.
Age of Revolution launches FREE TO ACCESS Napoleonic War Archive Material Waterloo 200 Ltd and the Age of Revolution have commissioned Gareth Glover to transcribe a large selection of Napoleonic archival material for free access by both students, teachers and enthusiasts. Nothing gives a clearer understanding of the lives led by the officers, soldiers and […]
Dear Members Due to the current crisis we are unable to hold our usual Annual General Meeting. We do however want to keep you updated as to the state of the Association and future plans. Chairman’s Statement Report of the Trustees Balance Sheet of the Association as of Dec 2019 Full Financial Statement
I had hoped to have delivered this in person at our Annual General Meeting scheduled for 8th April but, as you are aware, we have had to cancel this due to the impact of the Corona virus. At this moment our plans are to hold the AGM before our scheduled meeting at the East India […]
The Waterloo Association presents the Napoleon Series website For over two decades Bob Burnham and his team have developed and expanded The Napoleon Series to the important and significant research source that it is today with over 20,000 informative and interesting articles. The Waterloo Association is pleased and honoured to be able to take over […]
As you will be aware there are very different opinions about the level of isolation needed to control the outbreak and this is changing daily.. It is very difficult to forecast the future but we realise that we may have to cancel events at short notice in line with government advice. Due to the current […]
WATERLOO ASSOCIATION EXPEDITION TO IRELAND 2018 In August we undertook our most ambitious trip yet, a 5 day + trip to look at Ireland in the 18th century concentrating on Wellington sites (he was born in Dublin on 1st May 1769) and sites connected with the 1798 rebellion (many people he knew served in the […]
The University of Southampton will be holding its Seventh Wellington Congress 12-14 April 2019. Submissions may come from any discipline that focuses on this period.
In May 2017 the Waterloo Association ran a weekend trip to Waterloo focusing on the Prussian perspective.