Battlefield Events

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.

 
Memorial at Coombe Hill to Buckinghamshire soldiers killed in the Boer War

'Historians do Drink' Annual Conference
Saturday 23 November 2019

A series of presentations about aspects of the Boer War and First World War

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The Battle of Barent (University of Ghent - CC-BY-SA 4.0)

Talk - How to become king in medieval England
Thursday 28th November 2019

Join the Northamptonshire Battlefields Society for a talk by Graham Evans.

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The Road to Dunkirk 1940
Saturday 30th November 2019

A talk about the events leading up to the evacuation of allied forces from Dunkirk

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Southampton City Walls walk and visit to God's House Tower
Saturday 30th November 2019

A walk around Southampton's medieval City walls and a visit to the newly-reopened God's House Tower

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Possible location for the battle of Guisborough 1643

North East Battlefield Talks
Saturday 30th November 2019

Talks on the Battle of Guisborough 1643 by Battlefields Trust Regional Chair Phil Philo and on armies of the Scottish Covenant by Scottish Battlefields Trust Director Arran Johnston.  

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Battle of Alton 1643
Saturday 14th December 2019

This event has been rescheduled to Saturday 18th January 2020

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Battle of Alton 1643
Saturday 18th January 2020

Rescheduled visit to St Lawrence Church, Alton

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North East and Borders/Yorkshire Regions Joint Study Day
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.

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The market cross in the square in Stow where the fighting ended

Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold 1646
Sunday 29th March 2020

An opportunity to visit the site of the last field action of the first Civil War

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A view of the Parliamentarian deployment area on 'Old Nans' (Ordnance) Hill at Ripple

Battle of Ripple Field 1643
Saturday 18th April 2020

A walk across one of the lesser know Civil War battlefields.

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Stow on the Wold battlefield survey October 2015

Battlefield Projects Training Weekends
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.  

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