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Western Heights Open Weekend

Saturday 20th May 2017

Time: 10am-5pm

Cost: Adults £5 , kids free

Meet: Drop Redoubt Road, Western Heights, Dover (TR 317 409). Walk to the site following the signs from the town, use the Grand Shaft staircase (Snargate Street) or parking on the sports field on Citadel Road


The Drop Redoubt and Grand Shaft will be open to the public. Napoleonic and second world war re-enactors will be carrying out skirmishes, parades, drills and demonstrations throughout the weekend. There will also be a Napoleonic camp showing what life was like for an early nineteenth century soldier. In addition there will be various other stalls and displays. Astronomers will be on site with telescopes all day and in the evening. We do recommend sturdy footwear as there are many stairs and uneven surfaces throughout. As a result, it is unfortunately unsuitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs. Please note there will be firing and loud bangs (dogs) although ear plugs are provided.