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The King's Own Royal Regiment Museum is pleased to offer the following events in 2015.

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 14th December 2014.

bulletTalks
bulletHeritage Open Days
bulletFirst World War Centenary Events Programme in Lancaster and elsewhere

Talks:

From Sunday 1st February 2015 Lancaster City Museum and the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum will open on Sundays from 10am to 5pm, but close on Mondays.  The opening times will be Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm.  The regular lunchtime talks programme has now moved to Fridays.

Friday 13th February 2015
The 5th Battalion, King's Own Goes to War.
Lunchtime Talk, 13.00, Lancaster City Museum Meeting Room, Free.
To mark the centenary of the 1st/5th Battalion of the King's Own arriving on the Western Front, Regimental Curator Peter Donnelly gives an illustrated talk on the battalion in 1915. 
Please phone 01524 64637 to book your seat.
Friday 8th May 2015
The King's Own & Lancaster in 1915
Lunchtime Talk, 13.00, Lancaster City Museum Meeting Room, Free.
To mark the centenary of the Battle of Frezenberg, Regimental Curator Peter Donnelly gives an illustrated talk on the Regiment in action and some stories from the home front. 
Please phone 01524 64637 to book your seat.
  Friday 12th June 2015
The Retreat to Dunkirk, 1940
Lunchtime Talk, 13.00, Lancaster City Museum Meeting Room, Free.
Marking the 75th anniversary of the King's Own Royal Regiment in Belgium and France and its retreat to and escape from Dunkirk, Regimental Curator Peter Donnelly tells the story of the short campaign and the miracle of Dunkirk. 
Please phone 01524 64637 to book your seat.
Friday 6th November 2015
The Campaign in Salonika
Lunchtime Talk, 13.00, Lancaster City Museum Meeting Room, Free.
Marking the centenary of the arrival of the first King's Own unit in Salonika, Regimental Curator Peter Donnelly gives an illustrated talk on the King's Own in the Salonika Campaign, 1915-1918.
Please phone 01524 64637 to book your seat.

 

10th Thursday, 11th Friday, 12th Saturday and 13th Sunday,  September 2015.
Heritage Open Days
The museum will once again take part in the nationwide Heritage Open Days.  Watch this space for our events.
Please phone 01524 64637 to book your seat.

 

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.  This page last updated 14th December 2014.

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