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.

Tara Reeves (cen. L) (Trooper, Royal Horse Artillary) with Martin Reeves (Private, 3rd 95th Rifles). Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Tara Reeves (cen. L) (Trooper, Royal Horse Artillary) with Martin Reeves (Private, 3rd 95th Rifles). Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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Firearms demonstration by 3rd 95th Rifles. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Firearms demonstration by 3rd 95th Rifles. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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Seth Ord (9yrs) tries on period head gear from the Roya lHorse Artillary. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Seth Ord (9yrs) tries on period head gear from the Roya lHorse Artillary. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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The Colenel's table - (L-R) Helen Ardle (maid), Adrian Lobb (Colonel, 3rd Foot Guards) Kate Lobb (colonel's wife) and Chris Osward (lieutenant, 3rd Foot Guard). Picture: Duncan Shepherd
The Colenel's table - (L-R) Helen Ardle (maid), Adrian Lobb (Colonel, 3rd Foot Guards) Kate Lobb (colonel's wife) and Chris Osward (lieutenant, 3rd Foot Guard). Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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