NAPOLEONIC WEEKEND

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10:00am Saturday 27th March 2010 - 5:00pm Sunday 28th March 2010 at Leeds

Bringing history to life with some of the most exciting tales from the era of Sharpe and Napoleon.

Museum entry is free – Some activities may carry a small charge.

Highlights include:Jason Salkey as Rifleman Harris in the hit TV series Sharpe.

  • Actor Jason Salkey aka “Rifleman Harris” – one of Sharpe’s chosen men, from the hit TV series Sharpe – will be attending
  • Horse Show – Cavalcade
    • 2pm
    • Adults £2.50
    • Concession £1.50
  • Dramatic live performances
  • Make-and-take arts and crafts activities
    • 11am – 4pm
    • £1 per child
  • Handling sessions
    • 12pm – 4pm
  • Living History Display from the 33rd and 68th Rifles
  • Children’s pike and musket drill
  • Military drill and musket firing displays in the tiltyard
  • Press Gang. Calling swabs of all ages! Scrub the decks and stand by ya’ beds! See what life was like in the Royal Navy 200 years ago
    • £1.50
    • 11.30am & 15.30pm for children aged 5 -12 years
    • Maximum 20 per session
  • Have-A-Go sword fighting
    • £3.00
    • 12.30pm for children 8 years+
    • minimum height 4ft

Museum entry is free – Some activities may carry a small charge.

Visitor Information

The location address, map and a guide to getting here can be found on the Visitor Information page