20 October 2016:

BBC Flog It will be at the Royal Marines Museum

BBC Flog It will be at the Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade between 09.30am and 4.00pm on Thursday 10th November 2016. Get involved!

Alex Habgood, Location Manager of Flog It said “The Flog It team are delighted to be bringing the show to Southsea. It’s a real privilege for us to be filming at such an important museum in a fantastic part of the country.

See full article >

25 August 2016:

The Trafalgar Medal

In 1840, Captain James Cottell Royal Marines painted a watercolour entitled: 'The Trafalgar Medal'. The painting depicts a sailor wearing his unofficial medal on the back of his tunic whilst a soldier proudly wears his official Waterloo medal on his left chest.

Cottell painted many cartoons and wrote several letters complaining that the Battle of Trafalgar was not celebrated and that no government medal had been awarded for the battle.  

See full article >