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Events

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

Sunday 23rd April 2017

The battle of Islip Bridge was one of a series of small engagements around Oxford at the end of April and the beginning of May 1645. Islip Bridge was the first that was fought by Oliver Cromwell during his ‘raid’, which was ordered by Parliament to disrupt the royalists around Oxford. Gregg Archer will discuss this little known battle, explaining more about the raid and the impact that it had on royalist preparations for the 1645 campaign

 

Meet at the information board in Islip village centre by the church (OX5 2SD​) at 1pm

 

​Parking is available in the centre of the village or on the road

 
 

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Study Day – ‘And down goes all before them’ – Gunpowder weapons from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries

Saturday 24th November 2018

Saturday 24th November 2018

A study day at the Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey examining gunpowder weapons from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century

 


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Battle of Naseby 1645

Saturday 24th November 2018

Join the Naseby Battlefield Project for a visit to some often unseen parts of the battlefield and equipment emonstrations from the Sealed Knot


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Battlefields in Yorkshire Conference

Sunday 25th November 2018

Sunday 25th November 2018

POSTPONED UNTIL 2019  Details of a Civil War themed Battlefields of Yorkshire Conference  organised by the Yorkshire Region of the Battlefields Trust. 


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 2nd December 2018

Sunday 2nd December 2018
Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield. Meet at 2.30 p.m. at The Crescent (GL20 5PD). 
 


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Remembering Civil War Piercebridge 1642

Sunday 2nd December 2018

Sunday 2nd December 2018

Piercebridge Parish Council event supported by the North East (South) region of the Battlefields Trust examining Piercebridge's role in the Civil War  


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Richard III and the Beauforts at Tewkesbury 1471

Saturday 5th January 2019

Saturday 5th January 2019

Tewkesbury Battlefield Society presents talks by authors Mathew Lewis and Nathan Amin on some of the protagonists at the battle of Tewkesbury


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 6th January 2019

Sunday 6th January 2019

Start the New Year with a battlefield walk! Join The Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a walk across their local battlefield


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 3rd February 2019

Sunday 3rd February 2019

Tekesbury Battlefields Society monthly walk over their local battlefield


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 3rd Marsh 2019

Sunday 3rd March 2019

Join Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for its monthly walk across the local battlefield.


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Proposed visit to de Havilland Aircraft Museum

Sunday 12th March 2019

Sunday 12th March 2019

In March 2017 the Battlefields Trust organised a successful visit to the de Havilland Aircraft Museum at London Colney, Hertfordshire, AL2 1BU. It has been suggested that in 2019 we should pay a return visit.


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Battle of Boroughbridge 1322

Saturday 16th March 2019

Saturday 16th March 2019

Join Louise Whiitaker for a walk across the battlefield at Boroughbridge


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Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold 1646

Sunday 24th March 2019

Sunday 24th March 2019

An opportunity to visit the last battlefield of the first Civil War


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