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Portchester Castle

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Church Lane
Portchester, Fareham, PO16 9QW United Kingdom
https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/portchester-castle/

November 2019

Portchester’s Prisoners of War

November 15, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Portchester Castle, Church Lane
Portchester, Fareham, PO16 9QW United Kingdom
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£4

This discussion uncovers how new research on the remarkable stories of the prisoners of war at Portchester Castle inspired internationally renowned artist Elaine Mitchener to create a sound installation in the keep. You’ll find out how the experiences of 2000 black revolutionaries from the Caribbean intertwined with those from mainland France held there during the Napoleonic wars.

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