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Naval Wargames Weekend
16 - 17 June 2001
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Following the success of last year's event, the Royal Naval Museum once again opens its superb facilities for a weekend of Naval Wargaming.

Demonostration and participation games will be staged in a variety of periods from the Anglo-Dutch Wars through to the modern Royal Navy.

The Royal Naval Museum is the first museum to regularly use wargames demonstrations as part of its programme of events, and has asked The Inshore Squadron to help mark major anniversaries such as the Battle of the Nile and Nelson's 1801 attack on Copenhagen.

Take this opportunity to see and play wargames in a truly historic venue. View the Mary Rose, tour HMS Warrior, or descent into the heart of Nelson's Victory!


How To Find Us

Come into Portsmouth from the M27 along the M275, and follow the signs for Historic Waterfront. Use the Historic Ships Car Park, (there is no parking within the Dockyard), and the main gate is a short walk.

Upon entering the Historic Dockyard go to the Royal Naval Museum, opposite the starboard side of HMS Victory

The Princess Royal Gallery is on the first floor of the Museum Entrance Building, and can be reached by lift or stairs.

Entry To The Event

Entry to the Royal Naval Museum is obtained as part of an overall Dockyard ticket, or as an individual entry fee, prices as below:

Adults
3.50
Senior
3.00
Child
2.00
If you need any further information you can E-mail Mark Barker at - Inshore Squadron.


Periods currently confirmed

Anglo-Dutch Wars

Steve Webber relives the days of Blake, Tromp and de Ruyter with Rod Langton's
new fast-play ruleset.

Napoleonic Navy - The Inshore Squadron

Take the helm of a 1/300th cutter or a 1/1200th ship of the line using the Clear for Action system.

American Civil War

Jason Gorringe recreates the Battle of Charleston from the days of shot and shell.

WWII Night Actions

The Royal Navy and their Canadian counterparts provide the source of action for Paul French and colleagues.

A & A Game Engineering

Period yet to be confirmed, but A & A will be demonstrating one of their rulesets during the weekend.

If you require any further information please contact the Museum's Visitor Services Manager, Trevor Carpenter by telephone on 023-9272 7567 or by
E-mail : trevor.carpenter@royalnavalmuseum.org

You can also obtain information about opening times and the Museum's facilities if you visit our Visitor Services web pages.






The Royal Naval Museum is a Registered Charity : No 266563

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