Trafalgar Day Celebrations
Sunday 23 October 2011 at Fort Nelson
- Starts at: 10:00am Sunday 23 October 2011
- Finishes at: 4:00pm Sunday 23 October 2011
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Gun Firing
Date: Sunday 23rd October
Times: 12 noon and 3pm
The Royal Armouries will mark Lord Nelson’s famous victory at the Battle of Trafalgar on Sunday October 23 with the firing of a 206-year-old gun, of the kind used on board HMS Victory in 1805.
A uniformed crew of sailors will fire the restored 12-pounder gun at Fort Nelson, near Fareham, at 12 noon and 3pm to mark Trafalgar Day, which actually falls on Friday 21st October.