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Events

Battle of Northam 1069

Sunday 27th August 2017

 

Nick Arnold will be giving an illustrated talk on the events surrounding the battle of Northam in 1069 followed by a guided walk over the battlefield. Meet at 4.00 p.m. at Appledore Library Events Room, Appledore Quay, Appledore, Bideford, Devon, EX39 1QS. The event will last for approximately two hours. The walk is free of charge, but tickets need to be reserved and collected in advance from either Northam Library (01237 475111) or Appledore Library (01237 477442).

 
 

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Mortimer’s Cross Quiz Night

Saturday 27th January 2018

Saturday 27th January 2018

A staggeringly diverse, intriguing and sometimes eccentric quiz will be held in aid of the Mortimer’s Cross Battlefield Project at the Mortimer’s Cross Inn, Mortimer’s Cross, Leominster, HR6 9PD.
 


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 4th February 2018

Sunday 4th February 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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Second Battle of St Albans 1461

Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday 18th February 2018

Come along and find out how events at the second battle of St Albans led to Elizabeth Woodville becoming the queen of Edward IV
 


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Battle of Bramham Moor 1408

Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday 18th February 2018

A battlefield walk to commemorate the 610th anniversary of this important battle which helped secure the crown for Henry IV.


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East Anglia Region Study Day

Saturday 24th February 2018

Saturday 24th February 2018

The East Anglia region study day will be held at the Cedars Hotel, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 2AJ. 
 


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 4th March 2018

Sunday 4th March 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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Battle of Stow on the Wold 1646

Sunday 18th March 2018

Sunday 18th March 2018

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


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 1st April 2018

Sunday 1st April 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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A Soldier's Tale – The Fighting Man, Ancient to Medieval

Saturday 7th April 2018

Saturday 7th April 2018

The Norfolk Branch of the Richard III Society has organised a one-day conference at the Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, NR2 1RQ. 
 


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Group visit to Stow Maries World War I Airfield

Sunday 8th April 2018

Sunday 8th April 2018

The Battlefields Trust are marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Air Force with a group visit to Stow Maries airfield at Purleigh, Near Maldon in Essex, (post code CM3 6RJ).
 


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Battle of Ripple 1643

Saturday 14th April 2018

Saturday 14th April 2018

Join Tony Spicer for a walk across the field of this small but important Civil War battle.


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Battle of Mortimer’s Cross 1461

Saturday 28th April 2018

Saturday 28th April 2018

An all-day walk with morning coffee and briefing and lunch at Corner’s Inn, Kingsland, HR6 9RY, with events, followed by a walk back to the Mortimer’s Cross Inn, Leominster, HR6 9PD.
 


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471 – Queen Margaret’s Camp

Sunday 29th April 2017

Sunday 29th April 2017

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour walk to Tredington and back. Meet at 11.00 a.m. at Gloucester Road (GL20 5SG). 


 


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Battle of Edgcote 1469

Sunday 13th May 2018

Sunday 13th May 2018

An opportunity to learn more about this poorly recorded Wars of the Roses battle


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The English Civil War: Edgehill to Newbury 1642–43

Tuesday 3rd to Sunday 8th July 2018

Tuesday 3rd to Sunday 8th July 2018

Col. Nick Lipscombe will explore the conflict during its early years; examining the road to war, the struggle to arm and the advantage enjoyed by the royalists in the early encounters.
 


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The Wars of the Roses: The Southern Battles

Monday 9th to Saturday 14th July 2018

Monday 9th to Saturday 14th July 2018

Dr John Sadler will visit the southern battlefields of the Wars of the Roses, going from St Albans, where the wars started in 1455, to the deciding battle of Bosworth 1485.
 


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