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Join us for another exciting Museum ‘late’ (drinks and all) as we take a fascinating look at Mounted Bodyguards from around the world- from our own Household Cavalry to France, Sweden and Denmark in Europe and on to the Indian sub-continent. With a special talk from the liaison officer between The Light Cavalry HAC and the Presidential Bodyguard Indian Army.
18:00hrs: Doors open, drinks on arrival
18:30hrs: History of the Household Cavalry and an overview of the French, Swedish and Dutch mounted bodyguards from Alice Pearson
18:45hrs: Talk on the Presidential Bodyguard Indian Army from special guest speaker Steve Lake
19:00hrs: Optional tours and access to the permanent collection
19:45hrs: Last orders
20:00hrs: Event ends
Steven Lake: ex-Household Cavalryman, current liaison officer between The Light Cavalry HAC and the Presidential Bodyguard Indian Army
Alice Pearson: Director of the Household Cavalry Museum
Guest speaker biography: Commissioned in the regular Army in 1990, Steven Lake started what was to become a marvellous early career full of life time experiences and worldwide excursions. Highlights included passing The Royal Marine Commando Course and being awarded an MBE when a Lieutenant. Now working at Burberry Ltd. Steve finds time once again for his greatest and life time passion for all things equestrian. A keen polo player and a member of The Light Cavalry Mounted Troop, HAC, Steve has more recently volunteered to be the liaison officer with The Indian Presidential Body Guard and The Light Cavalry.