Travel back in time for a Napoleonic ad­ven­ture at a pop­u­lar re-en­act­ment event

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Hole Park will be in the grasp of French Em­peror Napoleon Bon­a­parte this week­end as his­tory is re­lived.

The Napoleonic Week­end at Hole Park in Rol­ven­den is one of the big­gest Napoleonic re-en­act­ment events in Kent and this year will be on Satur­day, Septem­ber 1 and Sun­day, Septem­ber 2. The liv­ing his­tory event takes vis­i­tors back to the days when Napoleon was plot­ting to in­vade - via Kent. Or­gan­ised by the Napoleonic As­so­ci­a­tion of Great Bri­tain, the week­end will in­clude thrilling and skil­fully re-en­acted bat­tles, a pe­riod tented camp, horses, guides and even re­cruit­ment and train­ing ses­sions for chil­dren.

There will also be stalls and ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing a hog roast and real ale tent, in keep­ing with the his­toric pe­riod, be­tween 1793 and 1815. You can book a tour to get closer to the ac­tion. The event is open from 10am to 5pm both days at Hole Park at Be­nen­den Road, Rol­ven­den.

En­try costs £7.50 and £1 for chil­dren be­tween five and 16.

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