Battlefields Trust Events

Battlefields Trust - Statement on Events and Coronavirus 

Details of battlefield events advertised below are accurate at the time of publication and will be updated in the event of any changes, particularly in the light of Covid19 advice and restrictions.  Places are limited and pre-registration on all events is essential. The event organiser will inform you of joining instructions.  In any case  please 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 or cancellations have been necessary. 

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.

Members will be aware that in response to the enforced postponement or cancellation of its events the Battlefields Trust  launched a new programme of members-only online talks. These have have proved so popular that the decision has been taken to make these an ongoing benefit of membership.

 
Tewkesbury Abbey

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Thursday 7th July 2022

A Tewkesbury Battlefields Society walk

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The Eleanor Cross at Northampton

Battle of Northampton 1460
Sunday 10th July 2022

A day long event organised by Delapre Abbey focusing on the battle of Northampton.

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Tours of Pontefract Town and/or Pontefract Castle
Wednesday 13th July 2022

Enjoy guided tours of Pontefract Town and/or Pontefract Castle

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Mortimer's Cross battlefield event

Mortimer's Cross Battlefield Project Event
Saturday 16th July 2022

An event to close the formal stage of the project.

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Last year's dig

Visit to a dig: THE SITE OF ENGLISH CIVIL WAR SIEGE OF KINGS LYNN 1643
Wednesday 20th July 2022 AM

An opportunity to have a conducted tour round the current ‘dig’. Timings to be settled.

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Battle of North Walsham 1381
Saturday 23rd July 2022

Join the East Anglia region for a walk across the field of the battle which ended the 1381 Peasants Revolt

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Battlefield Church Shrewsbury

Battle of Shrewsbury 1403 Festival
Saturday and Sunday 23rd-24th July 2022

Join the Trust's Welsh Marches and West Midlands Region on regular tours of the battlefield at Shrewsbury during the festival.

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Herford castle from the moat

Siege of Hertford Castle 1216
Sunday 24th July 2022

An opportunity to explore this interesting medieval siege.

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Edgcote battlefield

Battle of Edgcote 1469
Sunday 24th July 2022

An opportunity to walk this lesser known but important battlefield

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Deal Castle

Deal Castle Visit
Monday 25th July 2022

An opportunity to learn more about Henry VIII's defensive scheme for the south coast.

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The storming of Bristol 1643
Tuesday 26th July 2022

A walk to mark the anniversary of the Royalist storming of Bristol

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John Hampden monument

Battle of Chalgrove 1643
Sunday 31st July 2022

A Mercia Region walk of the battle of Chalgrove which saw the mortal wounding of John Hampden, a leading parliamentarian statesman. 

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Tewkesbury battlefield information board

Battle of Tewkesbury 1471
Thursday 4th August 2022

A Tewkesbury Battlefields Society walk.

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Battle of Huntingdon 1645
Saturday 20th August 2022

Join the East Anglia region for a talk on the Battle followed by a walk to some of the venues and locations featured in it.

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The English Civil War Siege of Kings Lynn 1643
Saturday 10th September 2022

Join the East Anglia region for a walk around the sites of the 1643 siege, and post-siege refortification.

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The Falkland memorial and interpretation board.

First Battle of Newbury 1643
Sunday 2nd October 2022

A walk to raise funds for a further information board at the first Newbury battlefield.

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The battlefield from Edgehill

Battle of Edgehill 1642
Sunday 16th October 2022

An opportunity to visit the field of the first major battle of the Civil War

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Battle of Lewes 1264
Sunday 23rd October 2022

A walk around the new battlefield trail

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Syon House Brentford - captured by the royalists in the battle

Battles of Brentford and Turnham Green 1642
Sunday 6th November 2022

An opportunity to visit the sites of the key battles around London at the end of 1642

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The Queen's Sconce, Newark

English Civil War Fortresses Symposium
Saturday 19th November 2022

A joint Battlefields Trust - Fortress Study group one day symposium.  Full programme now available.

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Rome is the Light
Saturday 26th November 2022

The Norfolk Branch of the Richard III Society presents a day with your favourite Roman fiction authors.

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