Michael Kirkby

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Talks include:

  • – The 45th during the Napoleonic War – (1 hour)
    Follow the 1st Nottinghamshire Regiment in the campaigns against Napoleonic France.
  • – The 59th during the Napoleonic War – (1 hour)
    Follow the 1st Nottinghamshire Regiment in the campaigns against Napoleonic France.
  • – The Redcoats of Nottinghamshire – (1.5 hours)
    Explore 200 years of military history through the eyes of local men who fought in many of the famous campaigns we associate with British military history.
  • – Nottingham versus Napoleon – (1.5 hours)
    A look at the famous campaigns of 1808-14 through the eyes of local men who fought with Wellington’s army.
  • – Nottingham versus the Zulu – (1 hour)
    Relive the late Victorian campaign through the eyes of Nottinghamshire men.
  • The Last Redcoats of Nottinghamshire – (I hour)
    Find out how local individuals fought in one of the last battles where the British army wore their famous red coats.
  • – Nottingham at Waterloo – (1 hour)
    Follow the events of one of the most famous battles in British military history.
  • – Nottingham and the Invasion of Quiberon 1795 – (1 hour)
    Find out how the county nearly brought the Napoleon wars to an early closure.
  • – Nottingham and the real life Game of Thrones – (1 hour)
    Explore how Nottingham came to play host to one of the most influential figures in early modem warfare.
  • – The War of the Spanish Succession.
  • – The American Civil War.
  • – The Napoleonic War.
  • – Victorian Military Campaigns (Crimean War, Zulu War, Indian Mutiny, Colonial Wars).
  • – From Redcoat to Khaki: A look at the transformation of the Victorian soldier.

All talks are charged at a standard rare of £30.00.