HMS Wales Napoleonic Re-enactment

Climb aboard me hearties! come and join the crew of HMS Wales at Gregynog for their free weekend re-enactment and travel back in time to the days of Nelson’s Navy and the Napoleonic Wars!
– Meet and talk to the crew of HMS Wales – and perhaps join in with a Sea Shanty!
– Take on the Nelson Naval Challenge and find out if you could make it in Nelson’s Army!
– Hold a cutlass and a pistol
– Learn how to fire a ship’s canon
– Crack the code with our Signal Flags
– Learn what food was available on board a sail warship 200 years ago!
– Experience the fire power from the Age of Sail, with live demonstrations of our ship’s gun (canon)
– Watch as our Royal Marines and Sailors go head-to-head with a Musket live firing challenge – to find out who can fire 3 shots the quickest! – Cheer on your favourite
And much more!!
The cafe will be open 10 – 4 as usual with many tasty Georgian themed treats as we can muster. It is free to come and join us – just £3 to park – and there will be plenty to keep everyone busy all weekend so why not stay at Gregynog. Call 01686 650224 to book a room

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