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Events

The siege of Berkhamsted Castle 1216

Sunday 17th March 2013

Join Laurence Burridge for a tour of this once mighty fortress and hear the story of the dramatic siege of 1216 when the castle fell to the forces of Prince Louis of France.

Meet at 11.00am outside the main entrance.

 
 

For further information.

  • Contact name : Laurence Burridge
  • Contact phone : 07907 050140
 

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Southam and Edgehill 1642

Saturday 3rd December 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016

As part of a series of presentations on John Hampden's battlefields, come and listen to Simon Marsh talk about the battles of Southam and Edgehill


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 4th December 2016

Sunday 4th December 2016

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield.


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The siege of Berkhamsted Castle, 1216

Sunday 4th December 2016

Sunday 4th December  2016

Enjoy a guided walk around the castle and hear about how it was captured by Louis of France in 1216 


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 1st January 2017

Sunday 1st January 2017

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield.


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Brentford and Turnham Green 1642

Saturday 21st January 2017

Saturday 21st January 2017

As part of a series of presentations on John Hampden's battlefields, Simon Marsh and Stephen Porter will talk about the battles of Brentford and Turnham Green 


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Northampton Battlefield Society Talk

Thursday 26th January 2017

Thursday 26th January 2017

The armour of Richard III - one in a series of talks by Northampton Battlefield Society.


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 5th February 2017

Sunday 5th February 2017

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield.


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The Siege of Reading and the Battle of Chalgrove 1643

Saturday 25th February 2017

Saturday 25th February 2017

As part of a series of presentations about John Hampden's battlefields, Simon Marsh will talk about the siege of Reading in April 1643 and the subsequent parliamentarian advance toward Oxford which eventually saw John Hampden mortally wounded at the battle of Chalgrove.


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Proposed Trust visit to De Havilland Aircraft Museum

Sunday 12th March 2017

Sunday 12th March 2017

It has been suggested, that as a group, the Battlefields Trust could organise a visit to the De Havilland Aircraft Museum at London Colney, Hertfordshire.


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Battle of Boroughbridge 1322

Sunday 19th March 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

Join the Chair of the Yorkshire Region, Louise Whittaker, on a walk across the battlefield of Boroughbridge


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Battlefields Trust Conference and AGM 2017

Friday 16th June to Sunday 18th June 2017

Friday 16th June to Sunday 18th June 2017

Details of the Battlefields Trust 2017 AGM and Conference in Newark and how to book.


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Walking Waterloo

29th September – 2nd October 2017

29th September – 2nd October 2017

Napoleonic historians Maj.-Gen. Ashley Truluck and Alan Rooney present a unique interpretation of the Waterloo Campaign from the perspectives of Wellington, Blucher and Napoleon respectively as they walk you around the battlefields of Ligny, Quatre Bras and Waterloo.


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The American Civil War: Eastern Theatre Tour

30th September – 12th October 2017

30th September – 12th October 2017

Leading Civil War expert Fred Hawthorne leads the Classic American Civil War tour which features the iconic battles of Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, around Richmond, Appomattox, the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Antietam and Gettysburg.


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