Firepower at Invasion at Fort Nelson. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

19 Great images as Easter gets off to a bang inside Fort Nelson

FAMILIES were given an explosive start to their Easter weekend as a team of enthusiasts brought the Napoleonic wars to life at a fort.

Costumed re-enactors from three military groups took residence inside the Royal Armouries’ museum at Fort Nelson on Saturday to teach visitors about life on the battlefield in the 19th century.

L-R) Cammoron Kinnear (as a Corporal, Royal Horse Artillary), Janet Mummery (as Lady Ross) and Russell Chisnall (Gunner, Royal Horse Artillary) are all local re-enactors and members of 'Ubique Right of Line'. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
L-R) Cammoron Kinnear (as a Corporal, Royal Horse Artillary), Janet Mummery (as Lady Ross) and Russell Chisnall (Gunner, Royal Horse Artillary) are all local re-enactors and members of 'Ubique Right of Line'. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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Camp follower Nicky Mossman. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Camp follower Nicky Mossman. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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Re-enactors (L-R) Jerry Sperring (Major, Royal Artillary), Adrian Lobb (Colonel, 3rd Foot Guards), Chris Osward (Lieutenant, 3rd Foot Guards). Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Re-enactors (L-R) Jerry Sperring (Major, Royal Artillary), Adrian Lobb (Colonel, 3rd Foot Guards), Chris Osward (Lieutenant, 3rd Foot Guards). Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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(R) Gerry Sperring (Major, Royal Artillary) briefs members of the public during an ordinance demonstration. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(R) Gerry Sperring (Major, Royal Artillary) briefs members of the public during an ordinance demonstration. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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