Family Fun Day: Charge!

This is a historic exhibition. It is no longer available to visit and this page is only retained as a record of the previous event. For current and future exhibitions, visit our What's On page.

Come and find out about army life...

Family Fun Day: Charge


14 August 2018 (historic exhibition)

16 August 2018 (historic exhibition)


Come and find out about army life from the Crimean War (1853-56) up to present day. Make a hat and sword from the past, explore the science and technology of battle and get put through your paces during army training. 

Don’t forget to explore our gallery, Charge! which tells the story of England’s northern cavalry over the last 300 years. 

Soldier Drills will take place outside on the plaza. Please arrive 5 minutes before:

  • 11.30am -12pm 
  • 12.15 - 12.30pm
  • 1.15 - 1.45pm
  • 2 - 2.30pm