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Events

Civil War Painting Exhibition - Stow-on-the-Wold

Thursday 4th April 2013

Thursday 4th April 2013

 

On the first Thursday of each month from April to October 2013, the Captain Christie Crawfurd English Civil War Collection, one of the finest collections of contemporary Civil war paintings in the country, can be viewed at St Edwards Hall, Stow-on-the-Wold, (post code GL54 1AF), between 10am and 2.30pm.

 

The cost is £3 for adults, free for children.

 

 
 
 

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Battle of Bouvines 1214 - 800th Anniversary Tour

Friday 25th July to Sunday 27th July 2014

Friday 25th July to Sunday 27th July 2014

The Battlefields Trust will be taking a group to the Commemorations of the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Bouvines.

 


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Skirmish Hill, Melrose 1526

Saturday 26th July 2014

Saturday 26th July 2014

Ian Skinner will be leading a walk around the site of this 1526 action when Walter Scott challenged Archibald Douglas over the custody of the boy king James V of Scotland.


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Battle of Killiekrankie 1689

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July 2014

26th-27th July 2014

Weekend event to mark the 325th anniversary of the Battle of Killiekrankie

 

 


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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 Naseby 1645

Sunday 3rd August 2014

Sunday 3rd August 2014

A tour of the decisive battle of the English Civil War led by Naseby Battlefield Project Trustee Mike Ingram.


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Battle of Nibley Green 1470

Saturday 9th August 2014

Saturday 9th August 2014

Adam Dolling is going to tell the fascinating story of England’s last ‘private’ battle.


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Battle of Bosworth 1485 - Re-enactment

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th August 2014

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th August 2014

The Battlefields Trust will have a stand at the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre. If you are at the event make sure that you pay us a visit.


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Battle of Worcester Dinner

Friday 5th September 2014

Friday 5th September 2014

The Battle of Worcester Society is organising its bi-annual black-tie Battle of Worcester Dinner to coincide with the battle anniversary weekend.


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Battle of Worcester 1651

Sunday 7th September 2014

Sunday 7th September 2014

Join Tony Spicer for a walk across the northern part of the battlefield
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War in Legend and Tradition - Fort Amerhurst

Saturday 6th to 7th September 2014

Saturday 6th to 7th September 2014

A two-day conference on War in Legend and Tradition at Fort Amherst in Chatham, Kent.


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Battle of Naseby 1645

Sunday 7th September 2014

Sunday, 7th September 2014

A tour of the decisive battle of the English Civil War led by Naseby Battlefield Project Trustee Mike Ingram.


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Battle of Flodden 1513

Tuesday 9th September 2014

Tuesday 9th September and Thursday 11th September 2014

Guided battlefield walks for the 501st anniversary of the Battle of Flodden.


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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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Battle of Homildon Hill 1402

Sunday 14th September 2014

Sunday 14th September 2014

There will be a walk over Homildon Hill, near Wooler, Northumberland, on the anniversary of the battle.


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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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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

 

More details to follow when they are available.


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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 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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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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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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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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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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