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The King's Own Royal Regiment Museum is pleased to offer the following events in 2017.

Whilst the museum, and other organisers, plan each talk and event to take place, circumstances outside of our control may result in changes and alterations.  Please contact the museum if you are making a long journey to attend.  The website will be kept up to date.  This page last updated 9th December 2016

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Talks:

The King's Own Royal Regiment Museum works with the Lancaster City Museum to provide a regular talks programme throughout the year.  Most talks are held on a Friday lunchtime, starting promptly at 1pm, booking is required in order to ensure your seat.  In order to support the talks the Friends of Lancaster City Museum run a raffle at each talk which you are encouraged to support as all money raised goes to the benefit of the museum.

A Quarter of a Century with the Regiment 1993-2017
Museum Curator, Peter Donnelly, looks back over the past twenty five years at the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum and tours the world with the King's Own Royal Border Regiment.
Friday 13th January 2017. 1pm.  Free.  Please reserve your seat on 01524 64637
Lancaster City Museum, Meeting Room, access from New Street, Lancaster.

  The Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway 1836-1849
Dr Andrew White tells the story of Lancaster's first railway.
Friday 10th February 2017.  1pm. Free.  Please reserve your seat on 01524 64637
Lancaster City Museum, Meeting Room, access from New Street, Lancaster.
  The Making of "Behind the Wall", the exhibition now on show!
Friday 10th March 2017.  1pm. Free.  Please reserve your seat on 01524 64637
Lancaster City Museum, Meeting Room, access from New Street, Lancaster.
First World War Study Day
As part of the 'Recommissioned' project, in conjunction with the Friends of Lancaster City Museum and the Heritage Lottery Fund, we present a First World War study day.
Museum curator, Peter Donnelly, offers an insight into the Great War through the museum's collections.  Participants will discover the stories of objects and archives not usually on display and how to "read" a photograph and start on a trail to discover the history of soldiers in the Great War.
Charge of 6 to cover lunch and refreshments. 
Thursday 23rd March 2017 10.30am to 4pm.
Please book your place on 01524 64637 or by email kingsownmuseum@iname.com
Lancaster City Museum, Meeting Room, access from New Street, Lancaster.
  Archaeology Talk by Lancashire and Cumbria's Finds Liaison Officer, Dot Boughton.
Friday 12th May 2017.  1pm. Free.  Please reserve your seat on 01524 64637
Lancaster City Museum, Meeting Room, access from New Street, Lancaster.
Private William Hodgson's War from his letters and diaries.
A special talk to mark the centenary of his death.  Private Hodgson, from Lancaster, enlisted in the autumn of 1914 and arrived on the Western Front early in 1917.  He was killed in action on 24th May 1917.  This talk, by Peter Donnelly, Museum Curator, draws upon his letters and diaries to tell the story of his war.
Wednesday 24th May 2017.   1pm. Free.  Please reserve your seat on 01524 64637
Lancaster City Museum, Meeting Room, access from New Street, Lancaster.
  The Archives of Abbot & Co.  Stained Glass Manufacturers of Lancaster
Vicci McCann, from the County Archives Office, Preston.
Friday 9th June 2017.  1pm. Free.  Please reserve your seat on 01524 64637
Lancaster City Museum, Meeting Room, access from New Street, Lancaster.
   

 

More information on any the museum's events can be obtained from the museum on 01524 64637 or email kingsownmuseum@iname.com

Whilst the museum, and other organisers, plan each talk and event to take place, circumstances outside of our control may result in changes and alterations.  Please contact the museum if you are making a long journey to attend.  The website will be kept up to date. 

 

 

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