An international Symposium will be held in Ipswich on Saturday 12 October and Sunday 13 October 2013 to celebrate the bicentenary of Broke's victory in the Shannon and Chesapeake engagement of 1813. The Symposium, supported by an array of eminent speakers from the UK, the USA and Canada will be based at University Campus Suffolk, Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1QT. A concert will be held at St Martin's Church, Nacton on Sunday 13 October. Full details are available here.
In conjunction with this event the eighth Window Museum display on Albion Quay, not far from DanceEast, features some very special artefacts to commemorate the bicentenary - well worth a visit (see photograph).