Regimental Historian (online) Lectures: 6 of 8: Go Well, Throw Shell

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Regimental Historian Lecture Series 2022/23

Wednesday 7th December, 6.30-7.30pm: Go Well, Throw Shell

A new and unique monthly online lecture series from our Regimental Historian, Christopher Joll.

Cost per lecture: £5.00

Full lecture series available @ £25 for all 8 lectures (here)

Purchase instigates a downloadable PDF containing full information including Zoom details.

Thank you for supporting our museum’s fundraising efforts.

About the lecture:

In mid-1969, B Sqn of The Life Guards was one of the first units deployed in Northern Ireland in what came to be known as The Troubles. Joll was a Troop Leader in B Squadron and gives a first-hand account of the long-forgotten reasons for the conflict, enlivened with some of the bizarre, funny and tragic events he experienced.

About the speaker:

Christopher Joll is a former officer in The Life Guards and the Regimental Historian of the Household Cavalry. He is also a serial author of novels and histories, a guest speaker for several cruise lines, a regular contributor at literary festivals, and an audio and video podcaster for the Household Cavalry Museum. He is currently working on a history of the important collection of historical relics and art, including Napoleon’s underwear and campaign carriage that were lost in the fire at Madame Tussaud’s in 1925.

For more information see www.christopherjoll.com.

 

 

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Regimental Historian Lecture Series 2022/23

Wednesday 7th December, 6.30-7.30pm: Go Well, Throw Shell

A new and unique monthly online lecture series from our Regimental Historian, Christopher Joll.

Cost per lecture: £5.00

Full lecture series available @ £25 for all 8 lectures (here)

Purchase instigates a downloadable PDF containing full information including Zoom details.

Thank you for supporting our museum’s fundraising efforts.

About the lecture:

In mid-1969, B Sqn of The Life Guards was one of the first units deployed in Northern Ireland in what came to be known as The Troubles. Joll was a Troop Leader in B Squadron and gives a first-hand account of the long-forgotten reasons for the conflict, enlivened with some of the bizarre, funny and tragic events he experienced.

About the speaker:

Christopher Joll is a former officer in The Life Guards and the Regimental Historian of the Household Cavalry. He is also a serial author of novels and histories, a guest speaker for several cruise lines, a regular contributor at literary festivals, and an audio and video podcaster for the Household Cavalry Museum. He is currently working on a history of the important collection of historical relics and art, including Napoleon’s underwear and campaign carriage that were lost in the fire at Madame Tussaud’s in 1925.

For more information see www.christopherjoll.com.