We will post more details of the Palm Sunday 2014 event, which is Sunday 13th April if you haven’t yet got it in your diary, here. But in the meantime see the superb poster that TBS member Fran Perry has designed. Poster 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.
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.
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 [...]
On 8th Jan Selby District Council are meeting to discuss the application to make the temporary traveller site at Towton permanent. Despite knowing of its importance, its closeness to the mass graves found in 1996, proximity to the Richard III Chantry and the Battlefield proper , despite knowing that the area is soon to be [...]
The Towton Tapestry is a project to record, in various forms of needlecraft, both the history of the Battle of Towton and the work to preserve and promote the battle that is carried out by the TBS, to find out more about the project please see their page on Facebook at Towton Tapestry Group
Reflections of the Yorkist Realm is a new website created by historian David Santiuste and photographer Rae Tan (both of whom are active members of the Towton Battlefield Society). It features images of places associated with the Yorkist period of English history, together with complementary text. The Yorkist era is best known for the Wars [...]