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Events

Exhibition – Prestonpans One-to-One

Saturday 8th – Sunday 23rd September 2018

 

See the 1745 battle of Prestonpans as you've never seen it before – in miniature paper models designed by Peter Dennis, on a spectacular 1:1 ratio. Every soldier of every company, every clan and every regiment, will be hand-cut and laid out to represent the armies of Prestonpans in their full-size.

 

Visit the exhibition at Prestoungrange Gothenburg, Prestonpans, EH32 9BE. It is open on Tuesday 12.00 p.m.–3.00 p.m.; Wednesday–Thursday 12.00 p.m.–3.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m.–8.00 p.m.; Friday 12.00 p.m.–8.00 p.m.; Saturday–Sunday 12.00 p.m.–6.00 p.m. Entry is free, but donations are welcome. 

 
 

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Talk – ‘Eleanor of Castile: The Shadow Queen’

Thursday 27th September 2018

Thursday 27th September 2018

Join the Northamptonshire Battlefields Society for a talk by Sara Cockerill, who has written the only full length biography of Edward I’s beloved queen, and the woman after whom the Eleanor Cross is named.


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Waterloo Association Study Day

Saturday 29th September 2018

Saturday 29th September 2018

A Waterloo Association study day looking at the battle of Quatre Bras.


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Battle of Worcester 1651

Saturday 29th September 2018

Saturday 29th September 2018


Join the Battle of Worcester Society and Battlefields Trust for two linked but separate tours of this famous battle led by Accredited Battlefield Guide Anthony Rich


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Battle of Stamford Bridge (1066)

Sunday 30th September 2018

Sunday 30th September 2018

Details of a Battlefields Trust walk of the 1066 battlefield at Stamford Bridge during the 2018 Battle of Stamford Bridge Reenactment Weekend.

 

CANCELLED. This walk has had to be cancelled for unforseen reasons.  The Yorkshire Region apologises for any inconvenience caused


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 7th October 2018

Sunday 7th October 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 Hastings 1066 re-enactment weekend

Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th October 2018

Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th October 2018

Witness the action on the date that changed history. Re-live the atmosphere and tension, as more than 600 soldiers clash at the battle of Hastings re-enactment.


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Richard Holmes Memorial Lecture

Saturday 13th October 2018

Saturday 13th October 2018

Details of the 2018 Richard Holmes Memorial Lecture to be held at the National Army Museum, Chelsea.


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Battle of Winceby 1643

Sunday 14th October 2018

Sunday 14th October 2018

Don Smith will lead a walk around the Winceby battlefield. Meet at 10.30 a.m. at Snipe Dales Country Park.


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Battle of Newbury II 1644

Sunday 21st October 2018

Sunday 21st October 2018

An opportunity to see the western part of the Newbury II battlefield.


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Talk – ‘Agincourt past, present and future’

Thursday 25th October 2018

Thursday 25th October 2018

Join the Northampton Battlefields Society for their AGM at 7.00 p.m. followed by a talk at 7.30 p.m. by Professor Anne Curry on ‘Agincourt past, present and future’


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'A World Turn'd Upside Down': The English Civil Wars from a Regional Perspective

Saturday 3rd November 2018

Saturday 3rd November 2018


A one-day conference organised by the University Centre Shrewsbury and the University of Chester exploring the mid seventeenth-century English Civil Wars from a regional perspective


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 4th November 2018

Sunday 4th November 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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St Albans Street Memorials

Sunday 11th November 2018

Sunday 11th November 2018

Join Mike Elliott to commemorate the Armistice with a walk round the Street Memorials of the Abbey Parish in St Albans.


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Talk – How to capture a castle

Thursday 15th November 2018

Thursday 15th November 2018

Julian Humphrys will be talking about how to capture a castle. The talk starts at 7.30 p.m. at Pennefather Hall, St Albans Road, Barnet, EN5 4LA


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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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Battlefields in Yorkshire Conference

Sunday 25th November 2018

Sunday 25th November 2018

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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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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