The re-enactment, being staged by NCC Cadets attired in period costumes, is that of the Battle of Colachel (10 August 1741) between a Dutch East India Company force and the Travancore Army resulting in the Dutch being trounced, the first and only instance of a native Indian force decisively defeating a European one.
Conducted by Colours of Glory Foundation (http://www.coloursofglory.org/)
From 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Venue: ‘Broken Bridge Area’ south of Adyar estuary by the seaside.
Open to all.