Video: Battle of Waterloo comes to life in Halifax

Crowds were treated to a blast from the past in a special Halifax museum re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo.

The celebrations marked two hundred years since the British battle against France was fought and won in Belgium in 1815.

Battle of Waterloo displays at Bankfield Museum, Halifax

Battle of Waterloo displays at Bankfield Museum, Halifax

The battle of the soldiers was demonstrated in the Waterloo Lives: Wellington’s Redcoats, live battle in the grounds of Bankfield Museum, Boothtown.

To mark the passing of two centuries since the battle was won by ordinary men and women of the land, a special pop up pub has bene installed in the town centre where people can get a taste of the 1800s.