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Call to Action with the Trafalgar Drummer

Friday 3012.00pmOctober
2015

Children

Needles Old Battery

High Down
Totland Bay
PO39 0JH

01983 741 020

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Call to Action with the Trafalgar Drummer

Source http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/isleofwight/

Needles battery

Meet the Trafalgar drummer demonstrating drum calls used on the Victorian battlefield.

The drums gave the orders to the soldiers before the invention of telephones and satellites!

Demonstrations at 12.00noon, 1pm and 2.30pm

Event is free but normal admission fees apply, NT members free.

Tearoom open selling freshly made baguettes, homemade cakes, scones and soup.

Usual family trails available