The Waterloo Association: Members Area

Association Event

Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington
In the footsteps of Wellington in London –Fully Booked Tuesday 21st May, 10.45am-1.30 pm or 2.30pm with Lunch Venue: Central London – Westminster and Pall Mall Nearest Tube for meet Westminster. Nearest tube for end Green Park A unique opportunity to join the Chairman of the Waterloo Association to explore London sites associated with the […]
Black Powder Experience! Sunday 12 May, 10am-1pm Venue: Cambridge Gun Club, Chear Fen Farm, Long Drove, Cottenham, Cambs, CB24 8AH   An opportunity to load and fire replica weapons of the period using black powder so you can really understand what it was like for British infantrymen of the Napoleonic period.   Our member Chris […]
Waterloo Association Midlands Study Day Saturday June 29th June 2024 Birmingham and Midland Institute, 9 Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS 10am to 4.00pm Speakers Andrew Field: ‘The Crisis: the attack of the Imperial Guard at Waterloo’, Gareth Glover: “Waterloo, Myths and Realities”, John Morewood: “The Royal Navy and the War of 1812”, Mick Atkinson: Médailles […]
Waterloo Association Study Day Winchester British Amphibious Landings during the Napoleonic Wars Date: Saturday 11th May 2024 Time: 10.30 – 4.00pm (the museum opens at 10.00) Venue: The Kincaid Gallery, The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hants, S023 8TS. There is car parking on site as well as locally in […]
“Victory is not a name strong enough for such a scene” stated Nelson on the morning of 2 August 1798 after his comprehensive defeat of Napoleon’s Mediterranean fleet in Aboukir Bay. The action has been celebrated as one the Royal Navy’s greatest victories. But how much about it do we really know? Why did the […]