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
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 [...]
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.
Dates for meetings at the Crooked Billet are now posted for 2016, under the events link.
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 [...]
Adrian Waite has recently conducted a Webinar on the Clifford Household during the War of the Roses, which can be seen here. http://app.webinarjam.net/replay/16934/bded20b6a9/0/0 PS A Webinar is a Seminar on the Web.
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 [...]
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. http://www.andiehilldesigns.com/wars-of-the-roses.html
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 [...]