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Napoleon Crossing the Foyle is a multi-modal outreach project, funded by Ulster University’s Provosts’ Offices that engages cultural groups who have a shared interest in Napoleonic History.

This free, one-day event will combine elements of Historical Re-enactment, Conflict Simulation Games, Academic Lectures and Traditional Singing all connected to the theme of Napoleon.

Expect to see Historical Re-enactors in Period Uniforms, a large-scale Battle played as a Table-top Wargame with detailed Miniatures and Terrain. Expect to hear martial music on Fife and Drum,Traditional Ballads; sympathetic and unsympathetic to Napoleonic themes and academic talks on historical context and cultural significance.

The event will be presented in the Eighty81 Creative Work Space in Ebrington Square with the participation of community partners, the Omagh Wargames Club, Sir Henry Inglesby's Fife & Drum Corps (Carrickfergus), the 27th Foot. Inniskillens,  Máire Ni Chroinín (Goilín Singers Club -Dublin), Kate Crossan, Brian Mullen (Traditional Singers-Derry) and Ulster University lecturers Lee Cadieux and Dr. Eamonn O’Ciardha.

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Saturday 10 March

11.30am to 4.30pm

Ebrington Barracks/Eighty81

Lee Cadieux

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