Regular cultural and historical events play an important part in the Club's activities.

Events and social activities for 2017:

Thursdays - 2nd March - 23 March 2017 at 11.00am-12.30pm

Emma Hamilton season at the National Maritime Museum, Ground floor, Lecture Theatre, London.bury

Talks and Courses - Speakers include Kate Williams (Inside Versailles, BBC 2), as well as Quintin Colville, exhibition curator of Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity.

Read more at http://www.rmg.co.uk/see-do/exhibitions-events/maritime-lecture-series-emma-hamilton#uEDdPvXPdd5R3t20.99 

Saturday 1st April  2017 - Visit and tour by Menorcans to the Royal Naval Museum and the ships in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard 

This visit and tour is being organised for a group of about 30 Menorcans who have for more than ten years being restoring the structure and physic garden of The Old Royal Naval Hospital on the Isla del Rey in Mahon Harbour in Menorca.

The tour is being organised by the Historic Dockyard, but most of the Menorcan visitors will only speak Spanish. 1805 Club members who live within reasonable travelling distance of Portsmouth are welcome to join the group, especially if they attended one of the 2014 or 2016 Club weeks in Menorca.

Full details are available in the Members' Area.

Saturday 8th April - Emma Hamilton and the Nelson Mass Concert in Shrewbury

This concert is performed by the Shrewsbury Cantata Choir at the United Reform Church.

For full details please click here.

Wirral Weekend - Emma Hamilton - Friday 21st April and Saturday 22nd April 2017

Full details and information of this interesting weekend to celebrate the life of Emma Hamilton are available in the Members' Area.

Saturday - 13 May 2017 - AGM and Members' Day

The AGM and Members' Day will be held in the East India Club, London.

The Cecil Isaacson Memorial Lecture will take place in the afternoon.  It will be presented by Gareth Glover.  The lecture title : The War in the Mediterranean 1793-1815 & the birth of Modern Combined Operations.

Saturday 21 October 2017 - The 1805 Club's Trafalgar Dinner in Portsmouth

This is an advance notice about the Club's Trafalgar Dinner, which will be on Saturday, 21 October 2017 - Trafalgar Day!. The venue is HMS NELSON Wardroom, Portsmouth. Full details about the dinner and booking information will follow later in the year.

6th November 2017 - Pickle Night in London

Full details will be available online and in the Kedge Anchor.


The Club's Regional Groups also organise special events.

Full details and information relating to the above events will be available shortly.

Previous Events

Selected photographs and details of our previous events can found on our Previous Events page.

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Picture Credits:

George Bodnar

Stephen Howarth

Peter Warwick