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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

Sunday 3rd February 2019

On Saturday 4th May 1471 the “Wars of the Roses” came to a head at Tewkesbury. The Yorkist army commanded by Edward IV, and his brother, the future Richard III, chased down and defeated the Lancastrian army of Queen Margaret and her son Edward, Prince of Wales. The outcome crushed the hope that the heir to the House of Lancaster would again take the throne of England.

 

The walk last approximately 2 hours and is free, although donations to the Society are welcome .Just turn up and walk, dogs on leads welcome.

 

The walk starts at 2:00pm at the short stay car park in Gander Lane (GL20 5PG) Meet on the steps of the red brick “Abbey lawn gate” on the Abbey side of the car park

 
 

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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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East Anglia Study Day

Saturday 2nd February 2019

Saturday 2nd February 2019

The study day will be held at The Cedars Hotel, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2AJ. 


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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 10th March 2019

Sunday 10th 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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Battlefields Trust Annual Conference and AGM

Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th April 2019

Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th April 2019

The Trust's 2019 annual conference and AGM will be held at the University of Winchester. The provisional programme includes talks on Anglo-Saxon warfare, sources for the English Civil War, battlefield archaeology at Stow and the role of military museums.


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Battle of Mortimer’s Cross 1461

Saturday 27th April 2019

Saturday 27th April 2019

The Mortimer’s Cross annual battlefield walk will take place on 27 April, final details have yet to be confirmed.


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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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Civil War Conference on the year 1643 (Part One)

Saturday 18th May 2019

Saturday 18th May 2019

The Battlefields Trust and the Friends of the National Civil War Centre present a conference, at the National Civil War Centre, Appletongate, Newark on the Civil War during the first half of 1643. 


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Conference – Red Roses and Red Carnations

Saturday 18th May 2019

Saturday 18th May 2019

The Richard III Society Norfolk branch in association with the Battlefields Trust presents a conference at the Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, NR2 1RQ, from 9.30 a.m.–5.00 p.m.


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Wars of the Roses Conference

Saturday 1st June 2019

Saturday 1st June 2019

A one-day conference on the Wars of the Roses, jointly presented by Strode College, the Richard III Society Somerset branch and the Battlefields Trust Wessex region.


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Visit to Norman Cross

Sunday 23rd June 2019

Sunday 23rd June 2019

This is a joint event between the Battlefields Trust and the Waterloo Association. Norman Cross was the site of the world’s first purpose-built prisoner-of-war concentration camp.


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