MEETINGS PROGRAMME FOR – 2017

All meetings begin at 19:30 at Saxton Village Hall unless otherwise stated. Non-Members are welcome -£3.00.

Monday 9th Jan – -“The Madness of Henry VI” – Alan Stringer

Monday 6th Feb – “The Towton Tapestry”- Alex Harrison and the Towton Tapestry Group

Monday 6th Mar- “The History of the Circus”- Steve Ward- Nations leading expert on the subject

Monday 3rd Apr – Annual General Meeting

Sunday 9th April – Palm Sunday Members Walk

Monday 8th May – “Medieval Medicine”- Neil Wilson

Monday 5th June – “The Sherburn Archaeological Excavations– An update from Low Street”- Paula Ware

Monday 3rd July – “Arms and Armour of the Wars of the Roses”- Keith Dowen –Assistant Curator of European Armour at the Royal Armouries

Saturday 29th July – Medieval Yorkshire Day Celebrations at the Crooked Billet

Monday 7th Aug – “The Battle of Boroughbridge” – Louise Whittaker –Yorkshire Branch -Battlefields Trust

Sunday 3rd Sept- Palm Sunday Archers Trophy Shoot- TBS Members only

Monday 4th Sept – “From Wakefield to Towton”- Helen Cox

Monday 2nd Oct- – “An Evening with the Battlefield Detective”- Tim Sutherland

Monday 6th Nov – “A Line in the Sand , The Fall of the Alamo and the Rise of Texas”- David Skillen

Monday 4th Dec- Christmas Celebration