Events at the Museum

Calling all budding photographers!

Tuesday 23rd October

The Rifles Museum in Winchester will be hosting a photography workshop, offering the opportunity to learn techniques and skills from a professional photographer, for those interested in building their confidence with a camera.

There will be a £30 charge for this workshop. Booking in advance is essential.

Payments can be made by cash or cheque made out to The Rifles Museum Trust, and given to the museum front desk c/o Melanie Marsh.

Tickets can also be bought on Eventbrite

Peninsula Pumpkins

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th October

Join us for pumpkin carving, military ghost stories and much more!

£4.50 per pumpkin carved. This charge is per pumpkin, not child. The cost includes pumpkin and tea light.

Suitable for children aged 5+ with a supervising adult.

We recommend a 1:1 adult to child ratio for children aged 8 and under.

Please be aware this activity may be messy and we ask that children dress accordingly.

Please could participants take their pumpkin seeds and flesh to dispose at home (bag supplied).

Sponsored by Lyburn Farm.

Booking recommended by phoning 01962 828505

Pumpkins in a Rifles theme

Armistice Day Poppy Making

Friday 9th & Saturday 10th November

Join us to make poppies for Remembrance Day.

Free entry but donations graciously accepted.

Make and Take Kaleidoscopes

Saturday 17th November

Join us to make your own kaleidoscope as we explore light reflection and how it works to make photographs.

Suggested £1 donation per child.

Make and Take Christmas Cards

Saturday 1st – Saturday 8th December

As part of our festive fun, we will be making Christmas cards to send to family and friends.

Suggested £1 donation per child.


Riflemen Behind the Lens

24th September to 5th March

As part of the museum’s changing exhibition series, this photography exhibition explores life in the Regiment from the perspective of those serving in it.

Free Entry

The Rifles Museum

I am a Rifleman Touring Exhibition

Drawing on our unique collections and stories, we have created a touring exhibition, I am a Rifleman. We are always looking to develop new partnerships and hope to curate more touring exhibitions in the future!

For further information on our touring exhibition offer, please download the information pack below or contact us by email on

Download I am a Rifleman information pack

Read more about the exhibition.

I am a Rifleman Touring Dates

Visit I am a Rifleman as it tours around the United Kingdom.

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, December 2018 to March 2019

Aldershot Military Museum, March 2019 to May 2019