Come and Join the 1781 Jersey Militia for a display of Artillery and Musketry and meet their wives for an insight into Georgian life.


Location

Location

Elizabeth Castle


Opening Times

Dates & Times

24-05-2020 10:00 24-05-2020 16:00 36 1781 Jersey Militia Visit http://www.jerseyheritage.org/whats-on/1781-jersey-militia for details Elizabeth Castle Jersey Heritage info@jerseyheritage.org DD/MM/YYYY Sun 24 May 2020 10:00 - 16:00

21-06-2020 10:00 21-06-2020 16:00 36 1781 Jersey Militia Visit http://www.jerseyheritage.org/whats-on/1781-jersey-militia for details Elizabeth Castle Jersey Heritage info@jerseyheritage.org DD/MM/YYYY Sun 21 Jun 2020 10:00 - 16:00

23-08-2020 10:00 23-08-2020 16:00 36 1781 Jersey Militia Visit http://www.jerseyheritage.org/whats-on/1781-jersey-militia for details Elizabeth Castle Jersey Heritage info@jerseyheritage.org DD/MM/YYYY Sun 23 Aug 2020 10:00 - 16:00

06-09-2020 10:00 06-09-2020 16:00 36 1781 Jersey Militia Visit http://www.jerseyheritage.org/whats-on/1781-jersey-militia for details Elizabeth Castle Jersey Heritage info@jerseyheritage.org DD/MM/YYYY Sun 6 Sep 2020 10:00 - 16:00


The Battle of Jersey occurred on 6 January 1781. A French Invasion force landed in the East at La Rocque and proceeded into St Helier capturing the Governor and threatening the population. Subsequently the Battle was fought in the Royal Square. The St Lawrence Battalion of the Militia fought alongside the British regiments  in the successful defeat of the French. Come and Join the 1781 Jersey Militia for a display of Artillery and Musketry and meet their wives for an insight into Georgian life.