Study Day – A whiff of grapeshot


Gunpowder weapons in the Napoleonic Wars

Saturday 7th September 2019

The Battlefields Trust in partnership with the Waterloo Association and the Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey, present a one-day seminar from 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m., on gunpowder weapons in the Napoleonic Wars, entitled ‘A whiff of grapeshot’. The venue will be the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY. The day will include lectures, demonstrations of gunpowder weapons by re-enactors and tours of the Royal Gunpowder Mills. Speakers include Chris Jones, Stephen Summerfield and Gareth Glover, with demonstrations from the Historical Maritime Society and the 44th East Essex Regiment of Foot re-enactment group.

Cost for the day is £35.00 per person for Battlefields Trust and Waterloo Association members (£40.00 for non-members) and includes lunch and refreshments.

More details here

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