Battlefields Trust Events

Battlefields Trust - Statement on Events   

Details of battlefield events advertised below are accurate at the time of publication and will be updated in the event of any changes.  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.

 

 

Talk - Wars of the Roses: The Medieval Art of Graham Turner
Saturday 25th May 2024

An opportunity to hear renowned military artisit Graham Turner speak about his recent work painting the Wars of the Roses.

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Battlefields Trust Online Lecture: Henry VII and the Tudor pretenders
Tuesday 4th June 2024

Part of the Summer 2024 online lecture series from The Battlefields Trust

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Siege of Devizes 1643
Thursday 6th June 2024

A guided walk and discussion of the Siege of Devizes in 1643, including the town ditch, outworks and Parliamentary assault. 

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Combined Military Services Museum by Roger Jones - Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license

Maldon Combined Military Services Museum Visit
Saturday 8th June 2024

Join the East Anglia region for a visit to this interesting military museum.

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Brandon Hill Fort

Storming of Bristol 1643
Saturday 8th June 2024

A guided walk and discussion of the Storming of Bristol in 1643, including the sites of Washington’s Breach, Prior’s Hill Fort and the Essex Work.  NOTE THE TIMING OF THIS WALK HAS CHANGED AND IS NOW COMMENCING AT 10am

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Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland under a CC-BY licence

The military and aviation history of Hounslow Heath - walk
Sunday 9th June 2024

A chance to explore how Hounslow Heath has been used militarily since Roman times.

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The possible battlefield at Middleton Cheney

Battle of Middleton Cheney
Sunday 9th June 2024

A Mercia region walk exploring this lesser known Civil War battlefield.

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The first of five interpretation panels

Battle of Stoke Field 1487
Sunday 16th June 2024

Join Kevin Winter from the East Midlands Region for a tour of the Stoke Field battlefield, site of the last battle of the Wars of the Roses on 16th June 1487

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Battlefields Trust Online Lecture: Joan of Arc
Tuesday 18th June 2024

Part of the Summer 2024 online lecture series from The Battlefields Trust

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Chester siege breach information board

Siege of Chester 1645-46
Sunday 23rd June 2024

An opportunity to explore the Civil War siege of Chester 

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Framlingham castle at sunset - Happy Bean Photography used under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

Framlingham Castle Visit
Saturday 29th June 2024

A castle associated with the aftermath of the battle of Fornham 1174

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Battlefields Trust Online Lecture: The Battle of Ripple Field, 1643
Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Part of the Summer 2024 online lecture series from The Battlefields Trust

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James, Duke of Monmouth, Rijksmusuem RP-P-1878-A-1652 (public domain)

From Hero to Rebel! - Exploring the career of James, Duke of Monmouth
Saturday 6th July 2024

A series of talks exploring the career of James, Duke of Monmouth

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Battle of Marston Moor 1644 -Battlefield Walk
Saturday 6th July 2024

A walk on the battlefield that ended the Royalist hold on the North of England.

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Battle of Sedgemoor memorial

Battle of Sedgemoor 1685 - revisited
Sunday 7th July 2024

An opportunity to explore the Sedgemoor battlefield with a recognised expert on the battle.

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Battle of Northampton 1460
Wednesday 10th July 2024

The annual commemoration of the battle of Northampton run by the Northamptonshire Battlefields Society.

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Halton castle

The siege of Halton castle 1643
Saturday 13th July 2024

A chance to explore the fall of Halton castle in 1643

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John Hampden memorial at Chalgrove

Battle of Chalgrove 1643
Sunday 14th July 2024

A Mercia Region walk of the battle of Chalgrove which saw the mortal wounding of John Hampden, a leading parliamentarian statesman. 

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Battlefields Trust Online Lecture: Who won at Waterloo?
Tuesday 16th July 2024

Part of the Summer 2024 online lecture series from The Battlefields Trust

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Edgcote battlefield

Battle of Edgcote 1469
Wednesday 24th July 2024

A Northamptonshire Battlefields Society organised walk across the battlefield.

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Cromwell statue, Bridgefoot, Warrington

Civil War Warrington - A guided walk
Sunday 28th July 2024

An opportunity to examine Warrington's Civil War history.

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Restored buildings at Bottisham Airfield Museum by John Sutton Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic

Bottisham Airfield Museum, Cambridgeshire Visit
Sunday 4th August 2024

An opportunity to visit this unique air musuem.

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Brentford battles memorial

Battles in Brentford, 54BCE, 1016 and 1642
Sunday 11th August 2024

The Beds, Herts and Middlesex region offer an opportunity to explore Brentford's rich battlefield history.

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Winwick battlefield

The Battle of Winwick 1648 - in Major John Sanderson's Shoes
Monday 19th August 2024

An opportunity to explore this lesser known second Civil War battlefield.

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Holt bridge

The battle of Farndon and the siege of Holt 1643
1st September 2024

A North West region visit to these important but little known actions.

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The Athelney memorial (photo by Simon Burchell) used under a CC BY-SA 4.0 licence

King Alfred's base at Athelney 878 - Walk
Sunday 15th September 2024

Join Wessex region for an exploration of King Alfred's defensive arrangements in the Somerset levels.

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Edgehill battlefield

Battle of Edgehill 1642
Sunday 6th October 2024

An opportunity to visit the field of the first major battle of the Civil War.

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Battle of Brentford memorial

Battles of Brentford and Turnham Green 1642
20th October 2024

A visit to the sites of the key battles around London at the end of 1642

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