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.

 

East Anglia region study day
Saturday 29th February 2020

Saturday 29th February 2020

The East Anglia region presents a study day at The Cedars Hotel, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2AJ.

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Sunday 1st March 2020

Sunday 1st March 2020

Tewkesbury Battlefield Society's monthly walk across the battlefield

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Sieges of Camulodunum AD 61 and Colchester 1648
Sunday 8th March 2020

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. 

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National Aboretum

Staffordshire Military Heritage Weekend
Friday 13th March - Sunday 15th March 2020

A joint Battlefields Trust Welsh Marches and West Midlands Region and International Guild of Battlefield Guides event exploring the military heritage of Staffordshire

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Battle of Barnet from 'The Arrival' (University of Ghent, CC BY-SA 4.0)

Battlefields Trust Study Day - The Earls of Warwick and Battle
Saturday 21st March 2020

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

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North East and Borders/Yorkshire Regions Joint Study Day
Sunday 22nd March 2020

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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Battlefield survey underway

Battlefield Heritage Training Day
25 March 2020

25 March 2020

A battlefield heritage trainign day organised by the Battlefields Trust in conjunction with the Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers and Historic England

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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

Sunday 29th March 2020

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

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Study Day - "Where they fought"
Saturday 4th April 2020

The East Anglian region of the Battlefields Trust in association with the Norfolk branch of the Richard III Society presents a study day on the history and analysis of battles from the Wars of the Roses.

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Battle of Fulford 1066
Sunday 5th April 2020

Sunday 5th April 2020

A walk around the site of the Battle of Fulford ,a hugely significant event in the 1066 story.

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Sunday 5th April 2020

Sunday 5th April 2020

Tewkesbury Battlefields Society monthly walk across the battlefield.

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How to Capture A Castle
Thursday 9th April 2020

Talk by Julian Humphrys at God's House Tower, Southampton

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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

Saturday 18th April 2020

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

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Battle of Ashdown 871
Sunday 26th April 2020

Sunday 26th April 2020

Harvey Watson will be leading a walk over the site of Alfred the Great’s first dramatic victory over the Danes.- rearranged walk from January 2020  

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Battlefields Trust 2020 Annual Conference and AGM
Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd May 2020

Bookings are now being taken for the Trust Annual Conference and AGM 

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury 1471 - Anniversary Event
Saturday 2nd May 2020

Saturday 2nd May 2020

A battlefield anniversary event organised by the Tewkesbury Battlefields Society

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Battle of Lewes 1264
Thursday 14th May 2020

Thursday 14th May 2020

The Battlefields Trust Sussex Coordinator, John Freeman, will lead a walk on the anniversary of the day of the battle, starting at 2.00 p.m. 

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Friends of the National Civil War Centre - Battlefields Trust - Civil War Conference 1643 Part II
Saturday 16th May 2020

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.

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Battle of Lewes 1264 re-enactment anniversary weekend
Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th May 2020

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

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Battle of Alton 1643
Sunday 24th and Monday 25th May 2020

English Civil War Society special event

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Stow on the Wold battlefield survey October 2015

Battlefield Projects Training Weekends
Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2020

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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Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Thursday 4th June 2020

Thursday 4th June 2020

Tewkesbury Battlefield Society's monthly walk across the battlefield

 

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Knowing too much, knowing too little? Agincourt and Bosworth.
Thursday 11th June 2020

Talk at God's House Tower, Southampton, by Professor Anne Curry

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Stoke Field information board

Battle of Stoke Field 1487
Saturday 20th June 2020

Saturday 20th June 2020

Join the East Midlands Region of the Trust for a walk across the last battle of the Wars of the Roses

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The English Civil War in Hampshire
Thursday 2nd July 2020

Talk at God's House Tower, Southampton, by Alan Turton

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Thursday 2nd July 2020

Thursday 2nd July 2020

A Tewkesbury Battlefield Sociiety walk across the battlefield

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Siege of York 1644
Sunday 5th July 2020

Sunday 5th July 2020.A walk explaining the 1644 Siege of York

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Thursday 23rd July 2020

Thursday 23rd July 2020

A Tewkesbury Battlefield Society walk across the battlefield

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Gainsborough battlefield memorial

Battle of Gainsborough 1643
Sunday 26th July 2020

Sunday 26th July 2020

A talk and walk exploring Ganisborough in the Civil War and Cromwell's first battlefield victory.

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Thursday 6th August 2020

Thursday 6th August 2020

A Tewkesbury battlefield Society walk across the battlefield

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Thursday 27th August 2020

Thursday 27th August 2020

A Tewkesbury Battlefield Society walk across the battlefield

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Information board at Winceby

Battle of Winceby 1643
Sunday 11th October 2020

Sunday 11th October 2020

A walk across this decisive Lincolnshire battlefield. organised by the East Midland's region of the Battlefields Trust.

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