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Events

Civil War at the Royal Oak Naseby

Tuesday 9th May 2017

The Naseby Battlefield Project is organisaing a series of monthly Civil War get togethers to talk about Civil War matters at the Royal Oak public house Naseby (NN6 6DA).  The first meeting is 9 May 2017 at 7:30pm when re-enactors will be on hand to discuss the experience of being a soldier in the Civil War.  

 
 

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Talk – ‘Uncovering Edgcote: Re-evaluating the evidence’

Thursday 31st May 2018

Thursday 31st May 2018

Join the Northamptonshire Battlefields Society (NBS) for a talk by Phil Steele with Graham Evans on the battle of Edgcote 1469.
 


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Battle of Maidstone 1648

Sunday 3rd June 2018

Sunday 3rd June 2018
Ray Wilkinson will be leading a walk to commemorate the 370th anniversary of the battle of Maidstone fought during the Second Civil War
 


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Thursday 7th June 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018
Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield in the first of the summer evening walks. 
 


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Barnet Medieval Festival

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June 2018

Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June 2018
Come along to Barnet Medieval Festival at Barnet Elizabethans RFC, Byng Road, Barnet, EN5 4NP from 10.00 a.m.–4.30 p.m. 
 


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Talk – Right to Bear Arms: Early Handguns

Thursday 14th June 2018

Thursday 14th June 2018 
Helen Adams will be talking about early handguns. The talk starts at 7.30 p.m. at Pennefather Hall, St Albans Road, Barnet, EN5 4LA. 
 


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Battle of Stoke Field 1487

Saturday 16th June 2018

Saturday 16th June 2018
On the 531st anniversary of the battle there will be an unveiling of one of the newly installed interpretation panels at the bottom of Trent Lane, close to Eden Hall Spa followed by a tour of the battlefield.
 


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Waterloo Association Study Day - The Battle of Quatre Bras 1815

Saturday 16th June 2018

Saturday 16th June 2018

Join the Midlands Group of the Waterloo Association for a day looking at the battle of Quatre Bras fought in the days before the better known battle of Waterloo in 1815.


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First Battle of Newbury 1643 – 375th anniversary event

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th June 2018

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th June 2018

The English Civil War Society will be re-enacting some of the key events during the first battle of Newbury. This will be on the lower slopes of Round Hill to the west of Newbury.
 


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Battle of Northam 1069

Monday 25th June 2018

Monday 25th June 2018
Come and commemorate the anniversary of the sequel to the battle of Hastings. Join a battlefield talk and walk led by Nick Arnold.
 


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Chalke Valley History Festival

Monday 25th June – Sunday 1st July 2018

Monday 25th June – Sunday 1st July 2018
The Trust events team will be in attendance so, if you are going to catch your favourite author or historian or are there for the experience, pop by the Trust stand.
 


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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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Battlefields Trust Conference and AGM

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th July 2018

Join the Trust for its annual battlefield conference and AGM.


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Battle of Evesham 1265

Saturday 21st July 2018

Saturday 21st July 2018

Join Anthony Rich and the Simon de Montfort Society on a guided walk of the Evesham battlefield.


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Battle of Chalgrove 1643

Sunday 19th August 2018

Join Simon Marsh for a short exploration of the battle of Chalgrove which saw the mortal wounding of the parliamentary leader John Hampden


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