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martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP03 May 2017 1:02 a.m. PST

On 3rd June there will be a 15mm battle of Cambrai at the Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset. The game will cover day 1, 20th November 1917. Rules used will be SQUARE BASHING with Cambrai amendments. Figures etc will be 15mm. A frontage of 24 feet with a pair of players per 4 feet. Because only day 1 is being done there is time to play the game twice in the day. I will post further updates before the event.

the Nothe fort is a Smaller Palmerston fort, like those around Portsmouth.
Parking is plentiful and the fort is very interesting. There is an entrance fee. The game is in support of the fort so all are invited along for a chat and view. There are some colouring in sheets for younger attendees too.

thank you

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP03 May 2017 4:36 a.m. PST

Didn't post this to old west!

DinOfBattle2 Supporting Member of TMP03 May 2017 7:04 a.m. PST

Please post an AAR on this one Martin! Hope to meet you at Historicon this year.

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP03 May 2017 7:46 a.m. PST

Yes, AAR please!

Old Contemptibles03 May 2017 9:43 a.m. PST

Wow, the bug posted your topic to some random boards. ACW, crowd funding, Old west and 19th Cent. gallery. I hope the bug never leaves TMP. If it does get out, it would be a world wide apocalypse. It could end life on earth as we know it.

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP03 May 2017 9:56 a.m. PST

Glad it did not go to "naked figures"!

platypus01au05 May 2017 4:03 a.m. PST

Wish I could be there. Visited Weymouth and Nothe Fort 2 years ago. My mother was stationed there during WW2 on an ack-ack gun. Very much enjoyed all the dioramas.

Cheers,
JohnG

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP05 May 2017 7:48 a.m. PST

Yes it would be mighty walk. I will do some pictures to let you know how it goes John

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