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Events

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 5th March 2017

 

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). The car park is signposted and adjacent

 
 

For further information.

  • Contact name : Steve Goodchild
  • Contact phone : 01684 294939
 

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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 5th March 2017

Sunday 5th March 2017

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield.


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Proposed Trust visit to De Havilland Aircraft Museum

Sunday 12th March 2017

Sunday 12th March 2017

This visit is now fully booked, if places become available details will appear in the events section of the website. Please check after 28 February if you are still interested in attending.


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Battle of Verdun Tour

Thursday 17th to Monday 20th March 2017

Thursday 17th to Monday 20th March 2017

Dr Bruce Cherry will show how stubborn French resistance and resilience won through when Germany attempted to ‘bleed France white’. Many scars of this war of attrition still pockmark the landscape in the forts, hills and woods.


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Mercia Region AGM

Sunday 19th March 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

Details of the Mercia Region Annual General Meeting

 


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Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold 1646

Sunday 19th March 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

Join Simon Marsh for a walk across the field of the last battle of the first Civil War.

 


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Battle of Boroughbridge 1322

Sunday 19th March 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

Join the Chair of the Yorkshire Region, Louise Whittaker, on a walk across the battlefield of Boroughbridge


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Arms and armour in England in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Join the Northampton Battlefields Society (NBS) for a talk by Thom Richardson (curator emeritus, Royal Armouries) on arms and armour in England in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.


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

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Join Gregg Archer for a walk to examine the battle of Islip Bridge and Oliver Cromwell's April 1645 raid around Oxford


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Towton and Stamford Bridge Tapestries

Wednesday 26th April 2017

Wednesday 26th April 2017

An opportunity to hear about and see tapestries relating to the battles of Towton and Stamford Bridge.


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Russet-Coated Soldiers: A Conference on the British Civil Wars

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July 2017

Friday 7th July to Sunday 9th July

Details about the British Commission for Military History's summer conference, which will be focused on the British Civil Wars.


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Battlefields Trust Conference and AGM 2017

Friday 16th June to Sunday 18th June 2017

Friday 16th June to Sunday 18th June 2017

Details of the Battlefields Trust 2017 AGM and Conference in Newark and how to book.


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Walking Waterloo

29th September – 2nd October 2017

29th September – 2nd October 2017

Napoleonic historians Maj.-Gen. Ashley Truluck and Alan Rooney present a unique interpretation of the Waterloo Campaign from the perspectives of Wellington, Blucher and Napoleon respectively as they walk you around the battlefields of Ligny, Quatre Bras and Waterloo.


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The American Civil War: Eastern Theatre Tour

30th September – 12th October 2017

30th September – 12th October 2017

Leading Civil War expert Fred Hawthorne leads the Classic American Civil War tour which features the iconic battles of Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, around Richmond, Appomattox, the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Antietam and Gettysburg.


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