Thousands of years of military history coming to life at Lichfield’s Staffordshire Regiment Museum

Thousands of years of military history will come to life in Lichfield this weekend.

Visitors to the Staffordshire Regiment Museum on Saturday (July 9) and Sunday will get the chance to meet Romans, Royalists, American civil war fighters, World War One Tommies and Germans and members of the Home Guard.

A young visitors meets a soldier from the past at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum

A young visitors meets a soldier from the past at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum

The various re-enactment groups will set up camp at the Whittington site to show how war was waged in the past.

A spokesperson said: “Learn about everything from Roman medicine to life in a World War One trench and the dangers faced at home by the World War Two Home Guard.

“Try your hand at rifle range shooting, sample the treats on offer at the café, chat to the impressive range of re-enactors and enjoy a fun packed day in this beautiful and fascinating setting.”

Admission is £7 adults and £4 children over five – under fives go free. Family tickets for two adults and up to three children are £20.

The event starts at 10am and ends at 4pm on both days. For more details call 01543 434394.

Founder of LichfieldLive and editor of the site.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: