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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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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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Mercia Region AGM

Sunday 19th March 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

Details of the Mercia Region Annual General Meeting

 


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Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold 1646

Sunday 19th March 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

Join Simon Marsh for a walk across the field of the last battle of the first Civil War.

 


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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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Cromwell's Oxford Raid and the Battle of Islip Bridge 1645

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Join Gregg Archer for a walk to examine the battle of Islip Bridge and Oliver Cromwell's April 1645 raid around Oxford


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Towton and Stamford Bridge Tapestries

Wednesday 26th April 2017

Wednesday 26th April 2017

An opportunity to hear about and see tapestries relating to the battles of Towton and Stamford Bridge.


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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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