UK’s International Napoleonic Fair this weekend

This weekend is the International Napoleonic Fair, held at Kingston Maurward House, Dorchester, Dorset, on 3–4 october, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the conflicts of 1809. The weekend’s events include the return of the famous 95th Rifles, as seen in “Sharpe”, plus the French Infantry from Napoleon Bonaparte’s Imperial Army. New this year are the Royal Armouries’ original working Napoleonic Guns, which will be giving live firing demonstrations during the weekend, a large model of the Battle of Waterloo and living history encampments, as well as author book signings including Gareth Glover and Carol Duvall.

Redcaots at the International Napoleonic Fair
Redcoats at the International Napoleonic Fair

If you’re interested in the Napoleonic Wars, the International Napoleonic Fair is for you – and if you wanted to immerse yourself in the period, ready for the show, we have a number of related Napoleonic books available on our UK and US websites. One of our booksellers, Ken Trotman Ltd, will be attending the show so be sure to drop by their stand.


2 thoughts on “UK’s International Napoleonic Fair this weekend

  1. Just a quick note to say we hope to have lots of visitors to this show on the weekend. A full program starts each day at 10:00, and tickets are available on the gate. Please see website for details

  2. I don’t know If I said it already but …Great site…keep up the good work. 🙂 I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say I’m glad I found your blog. Thanks, 🙂

    A definite great read….

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