Friends Events

Airborne by Sea! a talk by Peter Green
Saturday 23 February, at 14.00, at the Museum.

‘Operation Slapstick’ in September 1943, saw 1 Border land in southern Italy as part of the UK’s Airborne Division. The operation was to seize the harbour of Taranto and the surrounding area to support further operations northwards along Italy’s Adriatic Coast. This is one of the least known operations by Britain’s airborne troops in WW2. To those taking part it was called ‘Operation Bedlam’.

Peter is the son of Alan Green,  one of the authors of ‘When Dragon’s Flew’ and a former 1 Border platoon commander.

Tea and scones will be available £5.00. More information from the Museum ‭01228 53277.

Flyer Green

BBC’s Paul Laidlaw values your antiques and collectables
Thursday 14 March, St Aidan’s Church Hall, Warwick Road, Carlisle, 14.00

Paul is well-known from the BBC programmes ‘Antiques Road Trip’ and ‘Bargain Hunt. Tickets are £4.00 each  from the Museum or £5.00 at the door on the day.

More information from the Museum ‭01228 53277.

Flyer Laidlaw


Other forthcoming events at Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life.

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