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Events

Battle of Newbury II 1644

Sunday 21st October 2018

 

Join Simon Marsh for a walk across the western part of the Second Newbury battlefield, where the King was almost captured and Parliament's soldiers recovered the cannon they had lost in the West that Summer.  Learn how Parliament failed to defeat the King and why this led to widespread recriminations, particularly between Oliver Cromwell and the Earl of Manchester, and ultimately resulted in the Self Denying Ordinance and formation of the New Model Army.

 

Meet at Speen Recreation Groud, Speen (RG14 1UD) at 10:30am

 

The walk will last approximately two hours

 
 

For further information.

 

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Bosworth 1485 A Battle Rediscovered

Friday 14th December 2018

Friday 14th December 2018

A talk by Professor Anne Curry about the rediscovery of Bosworth battlefield and Richard Mackinder about subsequent archaeology there.


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Battle of Bosworth 1485

Sunday 16th December 2018

Sunday 16th December 2018

A full tour of Bosworth battlefield with the latest interpretation based on recent archaeological finds


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Richard III and the Beauforts at Tewkesbury 1471

Saturday 5th January 2019

Saturday 5th January 2019

Tewkesbury Battlefield Society presents talks by authors Mathew Lewis and Nathan Amin on some of the protagonists at the battle of Tewkesbury


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 6th January 2019

Sunday 6th January 2019

Start the New Year with a battlefield walk! Join The Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a walk across their local battlefield


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 3rd February 2019

Sunday 3rd February 2019

Tekesbury Battlefields Society monthly walk over their local battlefield


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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 3rd Marsh 2019

Sunday 3rd March 2019

Join Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for its monthly walk across the local battlefield.


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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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Battle of Boroughbridge 1322

Saturday 16th March 2019

Saturday 16th March 2019

Join Louise Whiitaker for a walk across the battlefield at Boroughbridge


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Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold 1646

Sunday 24th March 2019

Sunday 24th March 2019

An opportunity to visit the last battlefield of the first Civil War


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Battle of Islip Bridge 1645

Sunday 5th May 2019

Sunday 5th May 2019

Join Gregg Archer as he looks at one of the smaller actions that made up Oliver Cromwell's raid around Oxford in the Spring of 1645


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