Children

Teen Twitter Takeover

Since 2014, ‘Kids in Museums’ has been running Teen Twitter Takeover – a day which allows teenagers across the UK to make their voices heard by taking control of museum Twitter feeds. This year the event will take place on Friday 3rd August. At The Rifles Museum, we are looking Read more…

By James Fenton, ago
Uncategorized

The Shop 2018

If you come down to the museum today you’re in for a big surprise… It doesn’t quite fit the nursery rhyme, but if you haven’t been to the museum in a while, you would not know that we have some new items in the museum’s shop: teddy bears wearing their Read more…

By Melanie, ago
Announcements

It’s almost 2018…

2017 has been a busy year for us here at The Rifles Collection and we can’t believe 2018 is almost here! Lots of changes have been happening, but a lot have been ‘behind the scenes’ changes, so we thought we’d taken this opportunity to let our visitors know all about Read more…

By Melanie, ago
Uncategorized

Medal Sets Appeal

The Regimental Museum of The Rifles is appealing for medal sets for its’ collection. If you are currently serving in the Regiment and hold a Conspicuous Gallantry Cross, Military Cross, George Medal or Queen’s Gallantry Medal – please get in touch! We would like to create a replica set of Read more…

By Melanie, ago
Uncategorized

On Parade! 2017

This Sunday, 18th June 2017, is Winchester’s Military Museums’ annual Armed Forces Day event, On Parade! The event begins at 11:00 and will run until 15:00. It will feature live music courtesy of The Spitfire Sisters and The Rifles Band and Bugles, along with displays of modern military vehicles provided Read more…

By Volunteer, ago
Uncategorized

It’s National Poetry Day 2016!

[cd_row][cd_column width=”span12″][cd_text] For National Poetry Day 2016, we would like to share a poem “To Reflect and Remember” by former Serjeant Paul Cocoran, which has been adapted for The Rifles today. Feel free to share your own contribution with us, using #nationalpoetryday #therifles to the @TheRiflesCol on Facebook, Twitter and Read more…

By Melanie, ago