Change to our GDPR statement contact details

As Jill Thorley is no longer our secretary,  contact details have changed and are different to stated in previous blog entries. The email address is unchanged, but for post our new contact is Jo  Berendt,  Membership  Secretary. Contact Details are in the GDPR statement, which can be downloaded from the “what we do” menu at [...]

Change of speaker for our next talk

Our next talk is on Monday 1st of October. Unfortunately Joe Robey is unable to be with us, however Chris Murphy has volunteered to step into the breach. Chris will deliver a talk entitled “Did those “Who Dare” win?” Exploring the evidence for Special Forces and covert warfare during the Wars of the Roses. Chris, [...]

Our next meeting: Armour During the Wars of the Roses – Wayne Reynolds

Our next meeting on Monday 3rd  September will be -  “Armour During the Wars of the Roses” by Wayne Reynolds. Wayne is a member of the Frie Company re-enactment group. As well as an in depth knowledge of armour, Wayne has a mountain of practical experience wearing, fighting and working with such armour. We look forwards [...]

Retirement of our Treasurer Jill Thorley

Jill has been a stalwart of the Society and our Treasurer for many years. Unfortunately Jill has recently suffered from an illness, and although she is now back on the mend she has decided to step back from official duties. This means the Treasurers post will be vacant until elections are held. Many thanks to [...]

The TBS on tour: Tewksbury and the International Medieval Congress.

Our new Chairman Chris Berendt is very keen that our profile is maintained in the world of medieval interest. So having invested in some new displays for our stand, we are going on tour to promote (awareness of) the TBS and the Battlefield at Towton. We will be having stands at the International Medieval Congress [...]

Our next talk 2nd July. The Beaufort Dynasty by Nathen Amin

On Monday 2nd of July our talk will be on the powerful and influential Beaufort family. A must for anyone interested in the War of the Rosesn. Author Nathen Amin will be a new speaker to the society and we will be sure to give him a warm welcome. Saxton Village Hall at 7:30, member [...]

Our website is moving !!

We are moving web host providers during the week commencing 16th of April. Everything should appear the same, same web address, same look and the move should be seamless. But if there are any glitches I apologies in advance and will work quickly to fix them. For many years, Chris Day of the company Rethunk [...]

Welcome to our new Patron – Dr Helen Castor

We are pleased to announce that Dr Helen Castor has accepted our invitation to become the Patron of the Towton Battlefield Society. I am sure that most of you will be aware of her contribution to the understanding of the medieval period, her many books, her TV and Radio work and some may have met [...]

Monday 14th May – “Temple Newsam – Tales from the Big House” – Steve Ward

Our next talk will be on the 1000 year of history at Temple Newsam. Steve Ward is a entertaining speaker, historian and author. He will be talking on the events and people he discovered whilst researching for his new book “Tales from the Big House: Temple Newsam”. Meeting as usual at Saxton Village Hall, 7:30pm. [...]