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Waterloo - 200th Anniversary events at the Museum
2015 marks the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. To mark this occasion the Museum have created a small display about the Battle and are hosting 'A Near Run Thing' family theatre show.
The Battle of Waterloo was fought on the 18th June 1815 in what is modern day Belgium. A French army under the command of Napoleon was defeated by the Anglo-allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von Blücher.
According to Wellington, the battle was "the nearest-run thing you ever saw in your life".
To mark the anniversary, which affected the whole of Europe for years to come, the Museum have laid on a small display and theatre show.
The Museum does not have many objects which relate to the Battle of Waterloo, but the few objects we have are now on display with a timeline of the events on the day as well as the context and aftermath of one of history's best known battles.
This small but fascinating display features a medal from the Battle of Waterloo, awarded to Peter Roach of the 23rd Regiment Light Dragoons.
'A Near Run Thing' by Spaniel in the Works Theatre is on Sunday 21st June 2015 at 3pm. Call the Museum on 01453 763394 to find out more or see our calendar for more details.
The first Stroud Shakespeare Festival
Get ready to enjoy the first Stroud Shakespeare Festival from 31st May - 2nd June 2018!
The fascination of the Museum Collection
Photographer, Theo Deproost, talks about the hidden gems within the Museum collection.
Art Lovers Weekend at the Museum
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March are packed full of artistic exploration at the Museum in the Park!
Cathedral of Cloth: Celebrating 600 years of Ebley Mill
Thanks to a major grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, visitors will be able to step back in time to the sights and sounds of Ebley Mill for a dramatic new exhibition at The Museum in the Park in February 2018.
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