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 [...]

We have just received this from Tripadvisor. Thank you to everyone who posted comments, those who maintain the walk and to all the guides who put their time to researching and guiding the walks to such a high standard.

“In Battle Array: The Arms and Armour of the Agincourt Campaign”

This is a talk Organised by the Battlefields Trust, and will be held at Saxton Village Hall on Saturday 7th November at 2pm. Keith Dowen, Assistant Curator of European Armour at The Royal Armouries Leeds, will be giving at talk titled “In Battle Array: The Arms and Armour of the Agincourt Campaign”. Events are free [...]

The TBS Towton Arrow Compitition 2015

Each year members compete for the prestigious Towton Arrow. In 2015 the prize will go to the member who submits the best British Battlefield picture as voted for by members attending our Christmas meeting. The image can be related to any British Battlefield and can be sent electronically or by post. Images may be used [...]

Next Meeting: William Neville, Lord Faulconberg

Our next meeting will be held on Monday 2nd November, 7:30 at Saxton village hall. Our guest speaker will be local historian, Alan Stringer. Alan is a popular and regular speaker at our events and he runs the Palm Sunday Archers so it is fitting that he will be sharing his research on Fauconberg , [...]

Towton Archery Compitition

On Sunday 6th September twenty TBS members of various skill levels gathered at the Crooked Billet in Saxton to take part in the fourth annual Archery competition. Alan Stringer organised a safe, smooth and social event which was rewarded with warm and bright sunshine all day. The efforts of Alan were much appreciated by those [...]

Our next talk. Magna Carter by Helen Cox.

Our next meeting will be held on Monday 5th October, 7:30pm at Saxton Village Hall. Our guest speaker will be the popular speaker Helen Cox. Helen will be talking about the Magna Carta in a change to our published topic of Mary –Queen of Scots. This has been re- arranged for 2016. Helen has been [...]