What’s On

Tuesday 24 March 2020
7.30pm at Wickham Community Centre

Portchester Castle
1793-1814

A talk by Abigail Coppins
Curator, historian and archaeologist

During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars,
thousands of prisoners of war were held in Portchester Castle,
as well as towns and villages across Hampshire.

Hear how the prisoners were captured, how they were treated
at the castle, and what happened to them after their release.

Do you have something to contribute to the society?