Regular cultural and historical events play an important part in the Club's activities.

Events and social activities for 2018:


Friday - 19th October 2018 - Trafalgar Wreath Laying in St Paul's Cathedral - London, from 10:30am

As last year, members have the opportunity to attend the formal wreath laying ceremony by the First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff (or his representative) in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral to commemorate the death of Admiral Lord Nelson. 

The ceremony was designed by The 1805 Club in conjunction with the Royal Navy, Sea Cadet Corps and the Dean of St Paul's.

Wreaths will be laid by: The First Sea Lord or his Representative, The Royal Naval Association, The Sea Cadets Corps, and The Society for Nautical Research. 

After the official wreath laying ceremony, which will last about 15 minutes, there will be a short ceremony at the tomb of Admiral Lord Collingwood.

Full details are available in the Members' Area.


October 2018- Trafalgar Wreath Laying in Trafalgar Square, London

Full details of the Trafalgar Wreath Laying ceremony in Trafalgar Square, London will be posted shortly.


Saturday - 27th October 2018 - Annual Trafalgar Dinner

The Annual Trafalgar Dinner will take place this year in Portsmouth.  Full details and booking information will be available later in the Kedge Anchor and in the Members' Area. 

Wednesday - 7th November 2018 - Pickle Night Celebration, London

The 1805 Club's Pickle Night Celebration will be held at 18:00-21:00hrs at National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HE. 

Captain Peter Hore, RN Rtd (Editor of The Club's Annual Trafalgar Chronicle), will lead an evening of readings,entertainment, finger buffet and wine to commemorate the arrival at the nearby Old Admiralty of the news borne by HMS Pickle of the victory and Lord Horatio Nelson's death at the 'Battle of Trafalgar in 1805'. 

Full details and booking information are now available in the Members' Area and will also be in the next edition of the Kedge Anchor.

November - 2nd Conservation Symposium

Full details of the 2nd Conservation Symposium will be post shortly.


Events and social activities for 2019:

Saturday - 11th May 2019 - AGM and Members' Day

The AGM and Members' Day will be held in London.  

The venue and The Cecil Isaacson Memorial Lecture will be posted later in the year and full details will be published in the Kedge Anchor.

The Club's Regional Groups also organise special events.

Full details and information relating to the above events will be available shortly.

Previous Events

Selected photographs and details of our previous events can found on our Previous Events page.

Would you like to join us?

If you'd like to be invited to future events, please join The 1805 Club

Already a member?

You may discuss these events in the private discussion forum

Picture Credits:

George Bodnar

Stephen Howarth

Peter Warwick