Palmerston Forts Society

PAV Events Programme

The PFS Committee has regrettably cancelled the PAV firings until some time in the summer due to the current Covid-19 situation. Royal Armouries has closed Fort Nelson to the general public from the 18th March until further notice.

The Portsdown Artillery Volunteers (PAV) expect to fire a varied selection of Victorian ordnance during 2020. The PAV events Sunday schedule is as follows (all dates are subject to confirmation closer to the event):

22nd March, 19th April; 17th May; 21st June; 19th July; 13th September and 11th October.....

.....and a date for your 2021 diary: 21st March

 

7-inch RBL (Armstrong) being fired by the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers
7-inch RBL
64pr RML on a Garrison Carriage being fired by the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers
64pdr RML Garrison Carriage
13-inch Mortar being fired by the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers
13-inch Mortar
 
32pr SBBL being fired by the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers
32pdr SBBL
 
64pr RML on blocked up carriage being fired by the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers
64pdr RML on Traversing Platform
16pr RML field Gun being fired by the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers
16pdr RML Field Gun