Take Guard at the Redoubt Fortress

The Redoubt Fortress held a Napoleonic re-enactment day on Saturday (July 27).

A detachment of French troops captured the seafront fortress but reinforcements from the Wish Tower swiftly arrived and, in a pitched battle with many casualties, the gallant British troops recaptured the Redoubt.

Take Guard event at Redoubt, July 27th 2013 E31040P'English First Footguards

Take Guard event at Redoubt, July 27th 2013 E31040P'English First Footguards

The fortress has just launched its new website www.eastbournemuseums.co.uk l

It includes an event calendar, social media snippets, video channel, image gallery, kids museum trail and collection highlights from the Fortress, including the wide ranging history behind the fortress and the military campaigns featured in the collection.