Events 2018-01-09T17:28:36+00:00

The Shorncliffe Trust is currently planning numerous high profile fund raising events over the next 5 years. Shorncliffe has a unique history that is inseparable from world history events and their effects on ordinary people

The Shorncliffe Military Lectures

Details of the fourth in the Shorncliffe Lectures series will be announced in due course

Lawrence of Arabia

Jordan 2017
The Shorncliffe Trust is pleased to act as advisor for the commemoration events. Further details to follow.

Light in the Darkest Hour 2017

In conjunction with The Big Ideas project and DCLG, this year the Shorncliffe Trusts commemorates ‘The Unremembered’

Talavera Cup

Shorncliffe – 2017
In July 1809 the Peninsular War saw the bloody battle of Talavera. French casualties totalled 7,300; Spanish lost about 1,200 men; the Duke of Wellington’s losses of 5,500 amounted to more than 25% of his entire force. The Shorncliffe Trust commemorate this battle by way of a test of strength between military and civilians who battle it out to claim the Talavera Cup. Date TBC

Commemoration Death of Sir John Moore

January 13th 2018 Sandgate
The annual commemoration for Sir John Moore taking place at his Memorial, Sandgate Esplanade

Date: Saturday, 13th January 2018
Time: 09.45am for 10.00am start

Following the event, please join us for tea and coffee at the Gurkha Visitor Centre, next to Sir John Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe, CT20 3HJ.

Please RSVP By Friday, 12th January for catering purposes to

Escourted Tours

For more information on the Shorncliffe’s Trust educational tours please visit our Educational Tours page.

Trust Past Events

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