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Events

Heritage Open Days Training - Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle

Friday 15th March 2013

Friday 15th March 2013

After a stellar year in 2012, the Heritage Open Days team will be bringing their expertise to volunteers across the country with a series of free training forums, helping local people consider creative ways to bring their activities to life.

Sessions will run from 11am-4pm and will provide practical guidance on making your events more inclusive on a budget, interactive, hands-on activities with an expert accessibility practitioner and the opportunity to share ideas, questions and best practice. And there is a lunch!

There are three sessions:

14 March – Leeds Art Gallery

15 March – Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle

19 March – Kensington Palace, London

 
 

For further information.

 

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Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold 1646

Saturday 26th April 2014
Saturday 26th April 2014 Talk by Simon Marsh at Banbury Museum on the last pitched battle of the First Civil War
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750th Anniversary of the Battle of Lewes 1264

Saturday 3rd May – Sunday 18th May 2014

Saturday 3rd May – Sunday 18th May 2014

In May 2014 the Sussex town of Lewes will be marking one of the pivotal events of British History when it commemorates the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes 1264.


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Second Battle of St. Albans 1461

Sunday 11th May 2014

Sunday 11th May 2014

Walk round the Bernards Heath part of the battlefield, followed by an illustrated talk and discussion about the battle by local experts.


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Talk on the siege of Donnington Castle 1644

Saturday 17th May 2014
Saturday 17th May 2014
Civil War historian Simon Marsh will talk at Shaw House, Newbury about the sieges of Donnington Castle and the Third Battle of Newbury 1644

 


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Lisbon Ultramarathon through the Lines of Torres Vedras

Saturday 17th May 2014

Saturday 17th May 2014
A non-competitive twelve-stage 100km run organised by the Lisbon Clube do Stress.


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The BEF 1914

Tuesday 20th May 2014

Tuesday 20th May 2014

Lunchtime talk by Brigadier Allan Mallinson hosted by the Fusiliers Museum HM Tower of London


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Battle of Langport 1645

Monday 2nd June 2014

 Monday 2nd June

Julian Humphrys leads a walk and gives a talk on the Battle of Langport as part of the 2014 Langport Festival


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Britain’s Coastal Defences

Sunday 8th June 2014

Sunday 8th June 2014

A walk looking at how Britain was repeatedly threatened with foreign invasions and how elaborate defences were prepared to deal with these dangers 


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How to capture a castle

Tuesday 17th June 2014

Tuesday 17th June 2014

Join us in Lostwithiel as Julian Humphrys takes an entertaining look at siege warfare in the Middle Ages


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Q-ships, Convoys and U-boats

Tuesday 17th June 2014

Tuesday 17th June 2014

Chairman, Frank Baldwin, will be leading a walk looking at the ships and naval memorials from the WW1 battle of the Atlantic 


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Siege of Bedford Castle 1224

Sunday 22nd June 2014

Sunday 22nd June 2014

Joint event with Mercia Region, led by military historian Mike Ingram.
 


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Battle of Langport 1645

Thursday 10th July 2014

Thursday 10th July 2014

Join Julian Humphrys for an anniversary walk around the site of the Battle of Langport 


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London in the 1st World War 1914-18

Saturday 19th July 2014

Saturday 19th July 2014

To mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the 1st World War Chris Everett is leading one of his popular London at war walks.


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Battle of Evesham 1265

Saturday 2nd August

Saturday 2nd August 

Annual Simon de Montfort Society Wreath Laying Ceremony followed by a battlefield walk.


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Battle of Lewes 1264

Sunday 14th September 2014

Sunday 14th September 2014

2014 is the 750th anniversary of the crucial battle of Lewes when a rebel army led by Simon de Montfort defeated King Henry III. The walk will be led by John Freeman, a member of the Battle of Lewes 750th Celebration Steering Committee.


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The Lambert Simnel Rebellion

Monday 29th September 2014

Monday 29th September 2014
Lunchtime talk by Dr Christopher Scott hosted by the Fusiliers Museum HM Tower of London.


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Culloden Wargames Fair

Saturday 11th October 2014

Saturday 11th October 2014

 

More details to follow when they are available.


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Bosworth 1485 Rediscovered

Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wednesday 29th October 2014

Lunchtime talk by Professor Anne Curry hosted by the Fusiliers Museum HM Tower of London


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Richard III and Bosworth 1485 Rediscovered

Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wednesday 29th October 2014
Lunchtime talk by Professor Anne Curry hosted by the Fusiliers Museum HM Tower of London.


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3rd Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology

5 to 7th November 2014

5th to 7th November 2014

The 3rd Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology hosted by the Ironbridge Institute at the University of Birmingham.
 


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Battle of Agincourt Conference

Friday 31st July to Monday 3rd August 2015

Friday 31st July to Monday 3rd August 2015

A major international conference will be held at the University of
Southampton to mark the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt.


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