Battlefield Events

Battlefields Trust - Statement on Events and Coronavirus 

Details of battlefield events advertised below are accurate at the time of publication and will be updated in the event of any changes, particularly in the light of Covid19 advice and restrictions.  Places are limited and pre-registration on all events is essential. The event organiser will inform you of joining instructions.  In any case  please check with the organiser of the event, or this website again, shortly before the day of the event to make sure no last minute alterations or cancellations have been necessary. 

Except where shown, all events organised by the Battlefields Trust are free to members.  Non-members are welcome to attend, but adult non-members may be asked for a donation to support the Battlefields Trust's work.

Members will be aware that in response to the enforced postponement or cancellation of its events the Battlefields Trust  launched a new programme of members-only online talks. These have have proved so popular that the decision has been taken to make these an ongoing benefit of membership.


Spring/Summer online lecture programme
May to July 2021

 Forthcoming new talks in our popular programme of zoom lectures for members

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President's Lecture
Thursday 20th May 2021

Professor Michael Wood presents From Ashdown to Edington: King Alfred and the Viking Great Army 871-78.

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Members' zoom lecture
Thursday 3rd June 2021

Dr Paul Dryburgh: the battle of Myton, 1319

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Members' zoom lecture
Thursday 17th June 2021

Simon Marsh: Ordnance in the British Civil Wars

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Members' zoom lecture
Friday 2nd July 2021

Professor Steve Murdoch: the battle of Marston Moor, 1644

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Members' zoom lecture
Tuesday 13th July 2021

Mike Ingram: The battle of Northampton, 1264

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Waterloo by an unknow artist - Rijksmusuem RP-P-OB87.212 CC0 1.0

Waterloo Association - Midlands Study Day
Saturday 17th July 2021

A Waterloo Association Study Day looking at different aspects of the Napoleonic period.

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Members' zoom lecture
Thursday 22nd July 2021

Serena Jones: the battle of Cheriton 1644

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Islip battlefield from the probable royalist position - Photo Gregg Archer

Battle of Islip Bridge 1645
Sunday 26th September 2021

Join Gregg Archer for a walk around one of the battlefields that resulted from Cromwell's raid around Oxford in the Spring of 1645

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The battlefield from Edgehill

Battle of Edgehill 1642
Sunday 17th October 2021

Simon Marsh will lead a walk across the western side of the battlefield.

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Donnington castle which played a role in the battle

Second Battle of Newbury 1644
Sunday 31st October 2021

A walk across the western side of the battlefield.

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