Additional Battlefield walks for August

We are glad to announce two more dates for our popular walks, on August the 16th and 23rd. Please see our Walks page (on the Events menu) for the usuall arrangements. Please note that starting from August there will be a charge of £3 per head.

3 Para to the Falklands! With Graham Colbeck.

Monday 6th July at Saxton Village Hall, 7:30 pm – With 3 PARA to the Falklands -Graham Colbeck, an eye witness account of the Battle for Mount Longdon and Port Stanley.

Talk on the Battle of Wakefield at Hazelwood Castle.

On Tuesday 16th of June author Helen Cox will present a talk on the Battle of Wakefield 1460. The presentation will be at Hazelwood Castle, Paradise Lane, Hazelwood LS24 9NJ (near Tadcaster). Doors open 18:30, presentation at 19:00. Tickets £3 in advanced, £5 on the door. Please ring Hazelwood Castle on 01937 535353 and ask [...]

Heraldry Workshops by Ron Taylor

Ron Taylor, well known in the Society for his Colligraphy and Heraldric Art is running workshops on the subject at our meeting rooms at the Rockingham Arms, Towton. If you would like to learn the art, each workshop will last about 2 hours and can be taken as a set or individually. All welcome, non [...]

Towton Battlefield Walks: 100% on Tripadvisor !

Yes our battlefield has a mention on Tripadvisor, with 21 of 29 reviewers giving the walks a rating of excellent. Our free guided walks usually take place twice a month, starting and finishing at the other great attraction in Towton, the Rockingham Arms pub. Please look under “Events” on this website for dates and times. [...]

Next Meeting: The Craft of Basket Weaving

Our next meeting will be on Monday 1st June 19:30, at Saxton village hall as usuall. The Craft of Basket Weaving- a demonstration by Leilah Vyner of Dragon Willow. Learn about weaving wood and its many uses, there’s more than you can put in a basket !

Next Meeting: Monday 11th May – Towton – Feuds and Allegiances

Our next meeting will be on Monday 11th May 19:30, at Saxton village hall. Pat McGill- writer of the classic “The Battle of Towton 1461” will give a talk titled “Towton – Feuds and Allegiances”.

The Hammer of the Scots- David Santiuste

David Santiuste , an active supporter of the TBS and Historian has researched and written a new book which may be of interest to members. Its is due to be published later in the month. The link provided will give more details, pre-order information and a promtional price.   The Hammer of the Scots: Edward I [...]

Battle of Stamford Bridge, Guided Walks

Stamford Bridge Battlefield Walks – 2015 The other great battle of 1066. Walks conducted by our friends The Battle of Stamford Bridge Society, they say; “Battlefield walks will take place on the First Sunday of EVERY month during 2015, starting at 11am at the Battle Memorial near the Corn Mill. The walks are dependant on [...]