• On this day- Battle of Jidballi 1904

    10 January 2020 | Blog

    Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Jidballi in 1904. This campaign was part of the Somaliland offensive, which had started in 1901 when the Mullah Mohammed Abdullah proclaimed himself the Mahdi and started raiding British Somaliland. Repulsed twice in 1901 and 1902, it became clear that more substantial operations were necessary in the

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  • At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, We Will Remember Them

    11 November 2019 | Blog

    On this day 95 years ago, officers and soldiers from the Hampshire Regiment gathered at the War Memorial in Winchester to lay wreaths on Armistice Day. They were among the first to lay wreaths there when the War Memorial was unveiled in 1921, and yesterday, on Remembrance Sunday 2019, Veterans of the Regiment laid wreaths

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  • Historical Huzzahs – Interactive History in the Museum’s Memorial Garden 22nd September 2019

    20 September 2019 | Blog, Events, What's On

    The museum is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the Historical Huzzahs for Heritage Open Days on Sunday 22nd September.  Do pop along and join in with this immersive history event, and then visit the museum. The museum is open 11-3, Historical Huzzahs will be there from 11-4. More details are at the

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