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During Veterans Awareness Week, July 2-10, visitors to the Imperial War Museum, London SW1, will meet Second World War veterans from civilian and military backgrounds, July 2-3, 11.30am and2.30pm. They will recount theirexperiences, focusing on memoriesof the end of the war.

Tel: 020 7416 53135444

Sea Britain 2005, a nationwide celebration of our maritime history, is inspired by the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar and Admiral Nelson's death. Events include the Trafalgar Festival, culminating in a Trafalgar Weekend, October 21-23; the International Festival of the Sea, Portsmouth; Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, Portsoy, and the Nelson and Napoleon: Europe in Turmoil exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10, July 7-November 13. National Maritime Museum

Tel: 0870 780 4552

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