North Dorset Enthusiast Hopes To Bring Britain’s Colourful Military History Back To Life

Did you notice an 18th-century soldier wandering around Shaftesbury yesterday?

Mark Atkinson has recently relocated to North Dorset from London. He’s passionate about the history of the Napoleonic war period and hopes to arrange meetings, reconstructions and events locally when circumstances allow.

Mark Atkinson

Mark would like to share military stories of this period as a guest speaker, too. Click to listen to our interview, recorded on Gold Hill.