Mary Queen of Scots, talk by Helen Cox

Our next talk will be given by popular speaker and historian Helen Cox on the subject of Mary Queen of Scots. It will be on Monday 1st of Febuary, 7:30 at Saxton village hall. Non members £3

AS GOOD AS IT GETS at Saxton Village Hall

Well if you love Film it probably is . The Selby Globe Community Cinimas will be coming to Saxton Village Hall to show the classic film “As good as it gets ” (15) starring Jack Nicholson. Winning – Seven academy awards including: Best actor, Best actress and Best picture, its rated one of the top [...]

Edward the 1st and the Welsh Castles

Our first talk of 2016 will be on January the 4′th. Alan Stringer will talk on “Edward 1st – Welsh Castles”. As usual this will be at Saxton village hall at 7:30.

Palm Sunday Archers shooting dates 2016

Dates for meetings at the Crooked Billet are now posted for 2016, under the events link.

A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

My Advent Calendar tells me Christmas is almost upon us, despite the unseasonable weather. Today we had a Christmas Archery shoot, a lovely Christmas dinner together with the Frie Compagnie at the Crooked Billet, followed by Carols at Lead Church organised by the Friends of Lead Church. Altogether a great way to start the Christmas [...]

The Clifford Household during the wars of the roses.

Adrian Waite has recently conducted a Webinar on the Clifford Household during the War of the Roses, which can be seen here. PS A Webinar is a Seminar on the Web.

Programme of meetings for 2016 Announced

We are pleased to announce our programme of meetings for 2016 – some new speakers and some old favourites. See under the “Events” menu at the top of the page. Unless otherwise stated all meetings start at 1930 hours at Saxton Village Hall. Non members are welcome at an entry fee of £3:00 Watch this [...]

Interesting Present for Christmas ?

This was brought to my attention by one of our members, a very nice scarf inspired by the hereldry of the War of the Roses. The link will be going on our links page, which contained interesting War of the Roses and Medieval sites.

Palm Sunday Event 2016

As many of you will now be aware the Towton Battlefield Society have decided not to host a battlefield event in 2016. Back in 2005 we would have a handful of tents and about 400 visitors . In 2015 we had well over a hundred re-enactors and nearly 2500 visitors . Its now time to [...]