Fort Amherst – Napoleonic Fort Living History

Time Period: Napoleonic

Performer / Organiser: Fort Amherst

6th and 7th April 2024 at Fort Amherst, Chatham, Medway, Kent ME4 4UB

Get ready to immerse yourself in the life and duties of soldiers and their families from the armies of Wellington, Blucher, and Napoleon. This unforgettable event will unfold against the amazing backdrop of the Napoleonic fort, offering an authentic experience like never before!

Discover a maze of underground defensive tunnels, enjoy spectacular views, and step back in time to imagine the life of a Napoleonic soldier. Learn about Fort Amherst’s strategic role in defending Medway during World War I and World War II.

Bring your family and join us for a weekend filled with educational and entertaining activities. From musket and artillery displays to the captivating stories of soldiers and their families, there’s something for everyone. Engage with the men and women who kept the army fed, clothed, marching, and loved.

You will witness at close quarters the precision of musketry, the drill of redcoats, and the distinctive green jackets of The Rifles. Witness the flamboyant French army and the powerful presence of the Prussian army.

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Please note: take no liability for errors, subsequent changes or cancellations. You are advised to check on dates and times if you are making plans to attend.