Guarding Queen Elizabeth II: Pequot Library Hosts Rare Presentation

May 3, 2019

 

Hear Andrew Wallis, Guards Museum Director, speak about the roles and history of the five regiments of the British Foot Guards and the amazing collections of The Guards Museum.

Mr. Wallis will explain the proud history of these five iconic regiments, their role and relevance today, the history of the museum and the challenges it faces in these austere times. He will bring rare and interesting artifacts to illustrate his inspiring and memorable lecture and will share some royal anecdotes which will undoubtedly bring a smile to your face.

The Guards Museum in Wellington Barracks, London is home to a unique collection of artifacts and memorabilia dating back four hundred years and representing the history of the five regiments of Foot Guards.

The Museum is located close to Buckingham Palace, within Wellington Barracks which is the headquarters of the five regiments of Foot Guards, namely, the Grenadiers, Coldstream, Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards – acknowledged as setting and maintaining the highest possible standards of the British Army. Together with the two regiments of cavalry, The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals, they comprise Her Majesty’s Household Division.

Free and open to the public. Reservations required: https://tinyurl.com/gmot2019

 

WHEN: Sunday, May 5th at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
WHERE: Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue near the Corner of Center Street, Southport, CT (Exit 19 off of i-95)
QUESTIONS: Call the Library at (203) 259-0346 or e-mail: information@pequotlibrary.org 

 

 

 

 

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