Events 2017-08-21T06:50:55+00:00

Shorncliffe – 200 years of protecting our island

September 9 @ 8:00 am - September 10 @ 5:00 pm

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 2017 – 18th November 2017

Guest Speakers Announced Soon

The fourth Shorncliffe Lectures takes place on 18th November. Final details are being made and an announcement will be made about our guest speakers 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 2018 Sandgate
Each year on the closest weekend to the death of Sir John Moore, a commemoration is held in Sandgate at his memorial. 2018 Date 14th January

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