Call in the Cavalry — National Army Museum

Address:
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
Tel:
0207 730 0717

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
25th October 2018 to 9th June 2019
10 AM to 5.30 PM (Mon-Sun); Last entry 30 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See nam.ac.uk

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The Call In The Cavalry exhibition at the National Army Museum will look at the history of the 19th-century hussars, which have since amalgamated into the three units we have today: the King's Royal Hussars, Queen's Royal Hussars and Light Dragoons.

The original British regiments shared a lot of heritage with their 17th-century counterparts in Hungary -- even adopting many of their traditions. Their fast horses and flamboyant uniforms earned them nicknames like The Shiny Tenth and The Old Saucy Seventh.

 

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