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Events

The Battle of Fenny Bridges 1549

Saturday 12th April 2014

Saturday 12th April 2014

Local historian Malcolm Eden will be telling the dramatic story of the bloody Prayer Book Rebellion and the crucial battle of Fenny Bridges. Meet at 11am at ‘The Greyhound Public House’ at Fenny Bridges, near Honiton, Devon, (Post Code EX14 3BJ). The walk will take approx 2 hours and cover about 3 miles on fairly level ground.

 
 

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Second Battle of Newbury (1644) - Opening of an Information Panel

Sunday 2nd November 2014

An information panel about the Second Battle of Newbury will be installed on 2 November 2014.


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Richard III and the Wars of the Roses

Saturday 10th January 2015

Saturday 10th January 2015

The East Anglian Region of The Battlefields Trust presents an afternoon of Richard III/Wars of the Roses themed talks at The Assembly House, Norwich.


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Northamptonshire Battlefields Talks - Northampton (1460)

Saturday 17th January 2015

The Battlefields Trust and Northampton Museum and Art Gallery present a series of talks about battlefields in Northamptonshire starting with the Wars of the Roses battle at Northampton in 1460

 


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First Blitz: German Air Attacks on Britain During WWI

Saturday 24th January 2015

Saturday 24th January 2015

Talk at the Banbury Museum by Harvey Watson.


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Northamptonshire Battlefields Talks - Naseby (1645)

Saturday 14th February 2015

The Battlefields Trust and Northampton Museum and Art Gallery present Naseby (1645), the second in a series of talks about battlefields in Northamptonshire


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Northamptonshire Battlefields Talks - Edgcote (1469)

Saturday 14th March 2015

The Battlefields Trust and Northampton Museum and Art Gallery present Edgcote (1469), the last in a series of talks about battlefields in Northamptonshire.

 


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Banbury in the Civil War

Saturday 14th March 2015

Saturday 14th March 2015

Talk at the Banbury Museum by historian Gregg Archer.


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Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold 1646

Sunday 22nd March 2015

Sunday 22nd March 2015

A walk over the site of the last battle of the ‘First’ Civil War led by Simon Marsh.


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Battle of Barnet 1471

Sunday 12th April 2015

Sunday 12th April 2015

Frank Baldwin will be leading a walk over the site of this decisive battle which witnessed the defeat and death of Warwick ‘the kingmaker’


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Runnymede 1215

Sunday 19th April 2015

Sunday 19th April 2015

Harvey Watson will be leading a walk and explaining the significance of a site that has been described as “the very soul of England”.


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Battle of Mortimer's Cross 1461

Saturday 25th April 2015

Saturday 25th April 2015

A day's programme of activities including visits to both the rival battle sites to weigh the evidence.


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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 Edgcote 1469

Sunday 10th May 2015

Sunday 10th May 2015

Harvey Watson will be leading a 3-4 mile (approx) guided walk across the site of one of the least famous - but most pivotal battles in the Wars of the Roses.


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Finding Bosworth: The Search for the battle that Killed a King

Saturday 16th May 2015

Saturday 16th May 2015

Talk at Banbury Museum by internationally renowned battlefield archaeologist Glenn Foard.


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First Battle of St Albans 1455

Sunday 24th May 2015

Sunday 24th May 2015

Dr Peter Burley and Mike Elliott will be leading a walk around Medieval St Albans and following the course of the crucial 1st Battle of St Albans.


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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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750th Anniversary of The Battle of Evesham 1265

August 2015

August 2015

The Simon de Montfort Society are commemorating the 750th anniversary of the death of Simon de Montfort at the Battle of Evesham and the creation of the first English Parliament.


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