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Events at The Staffordshire Regiment
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Come and join us at The Staffordshire Regiment Museum and experience one of our many events which we put on throughout the year. We offer a very busy and varied calendar of events ranging from re-enactments, themed displays and many many more.

We are a warm and friendly museum and welcome all visitors of any age, but don’t take our word for it, come and see for yourselves. Have a look at our events list below and call the number at the bottom of the page to book your tickets now or for more information.



May Day Fun Day

Come along and join us on this special day, when we will have some of our hidden treasures on display. You’ll also be able to handle weapons, as featured in movies such as ‘Zulu’, ‘Where Eagles Dare’ and ‘A Bridge too Far’ and try on uniforms too.

Experience something of the horror of the Western Front by taking a guided tour of our full-scale reconstruction of a First World War trench.

Last admission for Trench Tours 3pm

Date

 Mon 6th May

Time

10 am until 4pm

Admission Prices

Adults £6.00
Concession £5.00
Family (2 adults & 2/3 children) £16.00

Hanson’s Valuation Day

Bring your valuables along for a small donation to the museum charity and let the experts tell you what your treasures are worth. A member of Charles Hanson’s, of BBC Antique shows fame, team will be on site to advise you.

Date

 May 17th

Time

10am - 1pm

Admission Prices

Charitable donation of £1.00 per item please. All proceeds to running costs of the museum.

Half Term Madness

Come along and join us throughout half term for some Stafford's madness.

We will have some of our hidden treasures on display. You’ll also be able to handle weapons, as featured in movies such as ‘Zulu’, ‘Where Eagles Dare’ and ‘A Bridge too Far’ and try on uniforms too.

You can experience something of the horror of the Western Front by taking a guided tour of our full-scale reconstruction of a First World War trench or the terror of a Air Raid in the Blitz.

Throughout the week there will be various different displays and activities put on as well, so please keep checking back in with us to see as the schedule is updated.

Date

 Monday 27th May- Fri 31st May

Time

10am- 4pm everyday

Admission Prices

Normal Museum Admission applies.

Summer Holiday Discovery Days

Come along and join us on this special day, when we will have some of our hidden treasures on display. You’ll also be able to handle weapons, as featured in movies such as ‘Zulu’, ‘Where Eagles Dare’ and ‘A Bridge too Far’ and try on uniforms too.

Experience something of the horror of the Western Front by taking a guided tour of our full-scale reconstruction of a First World War trench.

3pm last entry for Trench Tours

Date

July 24th, August 7th, August 28th

Time

10am - 4pm

Admission Prices

Adults £6.00
Concession £5.00
Family (2 adults & 2/3 children) £16.00

Knot Classic Car Club

The Knot classic car club. Now in its fourth year and growing larger each time. Come along and view the visiting vehicles.

For more info see theknotcarclub

Date

 August 11th

Time

10am until 3pm

Admission Prices

Normal Museum Admission applies.

1940’s Airborne Weekend

Come along and join us for an exciting weekend of all things 1940's in honour of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

Re-enactments, weapons, vehicles and living history.

*This event will include the discharging of firearms and artillery pieces.

Any Airborne, World War Two or 1940's re-enactor groups WE WANT YOU to come along. Please contact the museum attendant to book your place now for this unforgettable weekend.

Date

August 17th and 18th

Time

10am – 4pm each day

Admission Prices

Adults £8.00
Concession £6.00
Family (2 adults & 2/3 children) £20.00

Outdoor Cinema: ‘A Bridge Too Far’

This year marks the 75th anniversary since the heroic Battle of Arnhem, in which the 2nd Battalion the South Staffordshire Regiment joined their Airborne colleagues in attempting to open up another front in the fight against the Nazis's in 1944.

Join us on Saturday evening to watch the Attenborough classic, A Bridge to Far, while we remember the sacrifice of so many.

Period dress encouraged.

Date

August 17th

Time

Gates open at 18.30hr. Film will start approx. 20.30hr

Admission Prices

Tickets £10 each

Hanson’s Valuation Day

Bring your valuables along for a small donation to the museum charity and let the experts tell you what your treasures are worth. A member of Charles Hanson’s, of BBC Antique shows fame, team will be on site to advise you.

Date

 October 18th

Time

10am - 1pm

Admission Prices

Charitable donation of £1.00 per item please. All proceeds to running costs of the museum.

*These events will include gunfire and loud explosions. Tickets for all events can be purchased from the museum.

Please note our trench system is fully accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Please ensure that you wear appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear when attending our outdoor events.

For more information on any of the events at The Staffordshire Regiment Museum, please call us on 01543 434394 or email attendant@staffordshireregimentmuseum.com