Venue
Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsmouth

WHAT'S IT ABOUT?

Get the practical experience to go with your theoretical understanding from the eLearning course. Under expert guidance, obtain practical experience in recording cannon using a variety of examples at the Royal Armouries Museum.

WHO ARE THE TUTORS?
Kay Smith and Ruth Brown were curators at the Royal Armouries for decades and are now highly sought after historic ordnance consultants that assisted in creating the NAS eLearning course on cannon recording.

WHO'S IT FOR?
Anyone involved in the NAS Education Programme wishing to develop their practical skills. Professional archaeologists or avocational researchers who work on archaeological sites where they are likely to find cannons will find this practical training incredible useful.

NAS members will earn 5 credits per day towards their Certificate or Award.

PARTICIPANTS WILL COMPLY WITH OUR COVID POLICY WHICH CAN BE READ HERE.

COSTS:

NAS members £100
Non-NAS members £140 (although as NAS membership starts at £12, you're better off becoming a member and getting the discount rate immediately!)

Timetable: (Please note Timetable is provisional and may be subject to change)

09:30     Arrival and covid testing

10:00     Welcome and questions about the eLearning course

10:30     Tour of key guns in collection

12:00     Lunch    / looking at the exhibitions

13:00     Reminder of how to record a gun (demonstration)

13:30     Examination and recording of a gun (practical session)

14:15     Feedback on recording session

14:45     Recording a gun (practical session)

15.30     Getting involved with NAS, Feedback forms and certificates

16:00    Course End