Artillery on parade at Fort Nelson’s activity weekend

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Experience the power and might of big guns during an action-packed weekend of live firings of historic artillery, from the Napoleonic period through to the Second World War and beyond.

The event is on tomorrow (Saturday) and on Sunday from 11am to 4pm.

There will be talks, film shows and object-handling sessions, plus static displays, military vehicles and a junior assault course.

Tickets are £5, £8, or £20 for a family of four. Visit

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