Yeomanry In the Ballroom 14th June

The glorious history of the Warwickshire Yeomanry will be the subject of the talk during the monthly social gathering ‘In the Ballroom’ at the Jury Street Court House on Thursday 14th June.

Philip Wilson is curator of the fascinating Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum in the basement of the Court House, and the leading expert on the history of the county’s volunteer cavalry regiment that was formed in 1794. His illustrated talk will cover its exploits around the world, including the Boer War and Both World Wars. In WWI the Yeomanry were still a mounted unit; among their deeds was the famous Charge at Huj in Palestine. Philip’s talk will tell more…

‘In the Ballroom’ is a monthly social gathering with a talk or activity, a quiz, tea coffee and cake, and time to chat.  It costs just £2 to cover the cost of refreshments served by Unlocking Warwick volunteers. There’s no need to book. Just turn up in time for a 2pm start.