Details of battlefield events advertised below are accurate at the time of publication and will be updated in the event of any changes. You should 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 have occurred.
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.
Sunday 8th March 2020
In Roman times Colchester (Camulodunum) was attacked and destroyed during Boudica's rebellion in AD 61. In 1648 Colchester was the site where a royalist army of 5,600 men was besieged by parliamentarians. We will look at the actions of both the attackers and the defenders of these actions and the sites remaining.
Saturday 21st March 2020
A Battlefields Trust Mercia Region study day looking at the experience of battle for two of the medieval Earls of Warwick
Sunday 22nd March 2020
Talks covering the variety of the Battlefield Trust's work, a local battle,and 15th Century power behind the throne. Refreshments included, and an optional buffet lunch.
Talk by Dr Dan Spencer at God's House Tower, Southampton
Saturday 16th May 2020
Explore the events and actions of the latter part of 1643 with the Firends of the National Civil war Centre and the East Midlands region of the Battlefields Trust.
Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th May 2020
Plans are in place to commemorate the battle, fought on 14 May 1264 between King Henry III, supported by loyal barons, and Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, backed by other rebel barons
Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2020
An opportunity to attend a free weekend course to gain an understanding of and practical engagement with key skills essential for the design, management and implementation of any aspect of a battlefield project.
Talk at God's House Tower, Southampton, by Professor Anne Curry