Exhibition: Rise of the Lionesses: 70 years of the Women's Royal Army Corps

This exhibition runs from Sun, 25th Aug 2019 to Sun, 20th Oct 2019. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Fri,
18th Oct 2019  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Sat,
19th Oct 2019  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Sun,
20th Oct 2019  
(10am - 5:30pm)  <– Last Day!

Cost: Free of Charge


Explore the changing role of women in the British Army through the lens of the Women's Royal Army Corps (WRAC).

Marking the 70th anniversary of the formation of the WRAC, this exhibition highlights the major contributions women have made to the British Army.

The exhibition also shows how changing perceptions of ‘appropriate’ feminine roles have affected the opportunities available to female soldiers, and how women have fought to re-define these roles.

Objects on display include a chassis used by Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) during her training as a mechanic in the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) and the medical kit of Chantelle Taylor, the first female soldier to kill an enemy in combat. Rise of the Lionesses allows you to immerse yourself in a journey of courage, sacrifice and integration.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

National Army Museum,

Royal Hospital Road, London,
SW3 4HT

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