Events for Thursday 10th May 2012


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Indian Rebellion of 1857

10th May 1857

The events of 1857 to 1859 were tragic and momentous. The challenge to British colonial rule was on an unprecedented scale. Initially a mutiny by local troops, the conflict spread to involve local princes, rulers and land-owners. The fighting was widespread and involved horrific acts of brutality by both sides as well as great courage.

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Mutiny and Insurgency in India 1857-58
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by T A Heathcote

The events of 1857 to 1859 were tragic and momentous. The challenge to British colonial rule was on an unprecedented scale. Initially a mutiny by local troops, the conflict spread to involve local princes, rulers and land-owners. The fighting was widespread and involved horrific acts of brutality by both sides… Read more...

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This Day's Events

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Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Starts: Thu 10th May
Ends: Fri 11th May
Price: Prices vary, please see website
Tel: 01753 743900
Website: http://www.diamond-jubilee-pageant.com/

Windsor Castle, London

Royal Event in London

Dancers, musicians, military and equestrian displays from around the world will come together for three nights in a performance to pay tribute to 60 spectacular years of Her Reign. Over 500 horses and 800 international performers will come together in this spectacular programme.

The event takes place in the private rounds of Windsor Castle during each evening of the 10th, 11th and 13th of May 2012.





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