Battle of Towton Commemorative Event 2014

This year Palm Sunday Event will be held on the 13th April 2014, guided battlefield walks will commence from approximately 9.30am and are approximately 4 miles (Warm clothing and stout footwear recommended. With Craft Stalls, Falconry, Archery and Living History camp it will sure to be a good day. Admission is £3 per person under [...]

Northampton Battlefield And Fortheringhay Castle Trip

Mike Ingram, member and supporter of the TBS has kindly offered to take members around his local battlefield at Northampton. The meeting place will be Delapre Abbey at 10.00am on Sat 17th May. The walk is around two hours. After refreshments in a local tea room tea room we will go on to Fotheringhay Castle [...]

Trip to East Stoke Battlefield

On Easter Sunday, 20th April 2014, we have a member’s trip to the Battlefield of East Stoke. This Battlefield tour will be led by Julian Humphrys and will give us a unique chance to walk on this field of conflict. We will also take a quick look at the Newark Sconce. Members will need to [...]

PALM SUNDAY 2014 Programme Available

Attached is the programme for the Palm Sunday event 2014. Palm Sunday Programme 2014 Battlefield Walks start from 9:30am and the event will conclude around 4:00pm. Admission is £3 per adult with under 12′s getting in free. If everyone could keep their fingers crossed for the weather!  

Battlefield Walks Programme 2014

Towton Battlefield Society is pleased to announce its programme of battlefield walks for 2014.  They can be found on the events page of the website.

Meetings Programme for 2014

If you go to the events page you will be able to access Towton Battlefield Societies programme for 2014.   It’s an exciting combination of talks and visits with a variety of expert and entertaining speakers – don’t miss it!


You will no doubt have seen the exciting news that the body of King Richard III has been identified following the discovery of a skeleton in a Leicester car park.  Though Richard did not fight at Towton [he was only 9 at the time] his elder brother, Edward IV, led the Yorkist forces that day. [...]


Work on the display centre at the Rockingham Arms is proceeding and we now have a small library of books for TBS members to borrow.  Please see the Display Centre page under the Battlefield Tab for more information.

Another TBS member in print!

Martin Tarpey, one of our longest serving members, active for many years and our former Chair has published a superb Childrens book. Take a look, have a read.  Well Done Martin! Jack Pepper and the Whitby Treasure is an exciting contemporary adventure story set in Whitby on the wild Yorkshire coast. Jack and his three [...]