Battlefields Trust Events

Battlefields Trust - Statement on Events and Coronavirus 

Details of battlefield events advertised below are accurate at the time of publication and will be updated in the event of any changes, particularly in the light of Covid19 advice and restrictions.  Places are limited and pre-registration on all events is essential. The event organiser will inform you of joining instructions.  In any case  please check with the organiser of the event, or this website again, shortly before the day of the event to make sure no last minute alterations or cancellations have been necessary. 

Except where shown, all events organised by the Battlefields Trust are free to members.  Non-members are welcome to attend, but adult non-members may be asked for a donation to support the Battlefields Trust's work.

Members will be aware that in response to the enforced postponement or cancellation of its events the Battlefields Trust  launched a new programme of members-only online talks. These have have proved so popular that the decision has been taken to make these an ongoing benefit of membership.

 

Battlefields Trust Autumn online lecture series
Monday 20th September to Wednesday 15th December 2021

The Battlefields Trust is proud to present its online lecture series for Autumn 2021

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Battle of Towton 1461

Join Towton Battlefield Society for a walk across the battlefield of the significant Wars of the Roses battle at Towton.

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Islip battlefield from the probable royalist position - Photo Gregg Archer

Battle of Islip Bridge 1645
Sunday 26th September 2021

Join Gregg Archer for a walk around one of the battlefields that resulted from Cromwell's raid around Oxford in the Spring of 1645

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Second Battle of St Albans 1461

Second Battle of St Albans 1461
Sunday 3rd October 2021

Join the South-east region of the Trust for a shortened circular walk, lasting approximately two hours, over the later stages on Bernards Heath of the second battle of St Albans in 1461

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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Sunday 3rd October 2021

Join Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a walk across the battlefield at Tewkesbury.

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The market cross at Stow

The British Civil Wars and the Battle of Stow - a fundraising talk
Wednesday 6th October 2021

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

A fundraising talk held at St Edward's Hall Stow to support further battlefield archaeology to find the location of the battlefield at Stow-on-the-Wold 

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John Hampden Society Lecture - John Hampden and Oliver Cromwell: the managerial and analytical mind in crisis
Thursday 7th October 2007

A free online talk for John Hampden Society, Battlefields Trust and Cromwell Association members by military historian Dr Lynette Nusbacher.

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Battle of Winceby 1643
Sunday 17th October 2021

An East Midlands Region walk across the Civil War Battlefield of Winceby.

 

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The battlefield from Edgehill

Battle of Edgehill 1642
Sunday 17th October 2021

Simon Marsh will lead a walk across the western side of the battlefield.

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Donnington castle which played a role in the battle

Second Battle of Newbury 1644
Sunday 31st October 2021

A walk across the western side of the battlefield.

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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Sunday 7th November 2021

Join Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a walk across the Tewkesbury battlefield.

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1915-1945: From Zeppelin to V weapon - German air-raiding on London
Sunday 14th November 2021

The walk will be lead by David Warren and topics covered will include outlines of air-raid precautions, First and Second World War airship and aircraft bomb dropping incidents and V weapon strikes.

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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Sunday 5th December 2021

Join Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a walk across the battlefield at Tewkesbury.

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