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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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1st Battle of Newbury 1643

Sunday 21st September 2014

Sunday 21st September 2014

Chris Scott will be leading a walk around the site of this major Civil War battlefield.


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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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The Battle of Lewes and Pevensey's Last Siege

Tuesday 30th September 2014

Tuesday 30th September 2014

Julian Humphrys will be presenting this illustrated talk at St Nicolas Church, Pevensey, starting at 7.00pm.


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Potters Bar October 1916

Saturday 4th October 2014

Saturday 4th October 2014

Clive Hammersley will be leading a walk looking at the dramatic events of the night of 1st/2nd October 1916 when German Zeppelin L-31 was shot down in flames over Potters Bar.


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Battle of Edgehill 1642, and Mercia Region AGM

Sunday 5th October 2014

Sunday 5th October 2014

Simon Marsh will be leading a walk over the battlefield of the first major action of the Civil War.


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The Sieges of Basing House

Sunday 5th October 2014

Sunday 5th October 2014

Alan Turton will be leading a visit to the remains of the Civil War stronghold of the Royalist Marquis of Winchester.


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Culloden Wargames Fair

Saturday 11th October 2014

Saturday 11th October 2014

Discover more about the tactics and techniques used in the 1745/6 rising including demonstrations in object handling and more.


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The Battle of Britain and the role of the Messerschmitt 110

Saturday 25th October 2014

Saturday 25th October 2014

A talk by John Vasco at the Assembly House Norwich starting at 14.30


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471 - Gastons Fund Raising Event

Saturday 25th October 2014

Saturday 25th October 2014

The Heart and Soul Community Choir are performing in the Watson Hall, Tewkesbury with proceeds split between the Gastons Fund and the Foodbank.


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The Battles of Godstow Bridge 1644 and Islip Bridge 1645

Sunday 26th October 2014

Sunday 26th October 2014

Gregg Archer will lead a walk over two minor battles of the First Civil War.


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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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The British Army Then and Now

Wednesday 5th November 2014

Wednesday 5th November 2014

A lunchtime lecture by General Lord Dannatt hosted by The Fusiliers Museum London at the Tower of London


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Battles of Brentford and Turnham Green 1642

Sunday 16th November 2014

Sunday 16th November 2014

Simon Marsh will explain how the citizens of London rallied to the Parliamentarian cause and halted the Royalist advance on London in the autumn of 1642.


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100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Lusitania

Thursday 7th May 2015

Thursday 7th May 2015

Frank Baldwin will be leading an evening walk looking at the ships and naval memorials from World War One.


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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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