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Talk: ‘Black Prisoners of War’ at Portchester Castle

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Follow the lives of the thousands of Caribbean soldiers interned at Portchester Castle during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars with France at this presentation organised in conjunction with Portsmouth Festivities 2018.

English Heritage curator Abigail Coppins presents the research and the stories behind the new permanent exhibition at Portchester Castle.

This talk takes place between 6:00pm and 7:30pm on Wednesday 20th June at Portchester Castle.

Tickets are £8.00 for adults or £6.00 for seniors (aged 60 and up), students (with ID), and children (aged 15 and under).

Portsmouth Festivities 2018

From Friday 15th to Sunday 24th June 2018, Portsmouth Festivities host a ten-day programme of artistic and cultural events. This year, Portsmouth Festivities celebrates the theme of ‘FREEDOM’, marking the centenary of women’s suffrage and the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela. Events will explore ideas of creative freedom in a wide-ranging programme of music, theatre, talks, and film, and so much more.

Enquiries? Call 02392 681 390, email, or visit the Portsmouth Festivities website.

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