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St Barbara’s Day Event – Woolwich Saturday 2 December 2017.
All members of the Ordnance Society are invited to attend the following event –
A Friends of the Royal Artillery Collections joint event with the Friends of Greenwich Heritage Trust is to take place at the ‘Royal Regiment of Artillery in Woolwich’ gallery of the Greenwich Heritage Centre within the old Woolwich Arsenal on Saturday 2 December 2017. The Heritage Centre is opposite the site of the former Firepower Museum.
Event Programme –
12.30 – 13.00 Arrival of guests – greeted with refreshments.
Viewing of ‘The Royal Regiment of Artillery in Woolwich’ Gallery
13.00 Presentation – St Barbara and significant Gunner Events in December
13.30 Two tours available for participants – “The Gunners in Woolwich” (Bus and Walk) OR
“The Arsenal” (Walking)
15.00 Gather in the Foyer/ Gallery – refreshments
Viewing of the Gallery
Participants can also attend the ‘Winter Warmer’ local family event which starts at 16.00 adjacent to the Heritage Centre.
The Woolwich Tour is based on Brigadier Ken Timbers’ wonderful script and will give an in depth insight into the years that the Royal Regiment spent at Woolwich. The Arsenal Tour is a new undertaking devised by the Friends of the Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, it is hoped that the interior of the Royal Brass Foundry can be visited as part of this tour.
All members of the Ordnance Society are welcome to attend this free St Barbara’s Day event. It would assist catering and transport arrangements if you could advise your attendance numbers and preferred tour participation, to Rick Hatton, Membership Secretary Friends of the Royal Artillery Collections – firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
A conference for all users of black powder
Shooters, Re-enactors, Pyrotechnitians and Students
The program is not yet complete but will include
• Serpentine powder in early ordnance
• Import and export for overseas events
• UK transport of firearms
• HSE guidance for BP users
Further contributions are invited
Venue : Hindlip Hall Worcester WR3 8SP
£20 including lunch
Details and bookings Roger Emerson: email@example.com