Fort Amherst

6th April - 7th April, 2024
Fort Amherst, Kent, ME4 4UB, Chatham, Medway, England

Napoleonic Takeover FORT AMHERST Kent!

The Napoleonic Association present an historic weekend at Fort Amherst

April  6th and 7th  2024

Fort Amherst, Kent, ME4 4UB, Chatham, Medway, England

The Napoleonic Association proudly presents a historic takeover of Fort Amherst in Kent on 6th and 7th April 2024. Get ready to immerse yourself in the life and duties of soldiers and their families from the armies of Wellington, Blucher, and Napoleon. This unforgettable event will unfold against the amazing backdrop of the Napoleonic fort, offering an authentic experience like never before!

Historical Ambience: Take pride in local history as Fort Amherst opens its doors for a remarkable weekend. Discover a maze of underground defensive tunnels, enjoy spectacular views, and step back in time to imagine the life of a Napoleonic soldier. Learn about Fort Amherst’s strategic role in defending Medway during World War I and World War II.

Living History and Military Encampments: Bring your family and join us for a weekend filled with educational and entertaining activities. From musket and artillery displays to the captivating stories of soldiers and their families, there’s something for everyone. Engage with the men and women who kept the army fed, clothed, marching, and loved.

Spectacular Displays: You will witness at close quarters the precision of musketry, the drill of redcoats, and the distinctive green jackets of The Rifles. Witness the flamboyant French army and the powerful presence of the Prussian army.

Meet the Units: Experience the unique opportunity to interact with individual units as they share the background of their lives. Enrich your knowledge of the soldiers who played crucial roles in shaping history and gain insights into their daily routines.

Can’t make it to the event? Fort Amherst is open to the public every day! Plan your visit to explore the rich history, wander through the defensive tunnels, and enjoy the picturesque surroundings. Visit for more information.

Tickets now available:  Don’t miss out on this extraordinary weekend of living history, military prowess, and cultural immersion. Secure your tickets today and witness the Napoleonic era in all its glory!

Mark your calendar and step into History at Fort Amherst

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