Battlefield Walk on 13th May 2021
Battlefield Walk on 13th May 2021

The walk is a circuit of part of the battlefield. It starts in the village of Towton and moves up to where the Lancastrian forces stood at the start of the battle. The guide will describe the events that lead up to this fateful day, the battles at Ferrybridge, Dintingdale and Towton and will lead [...]

Battlefield Walk on the 23rd May 2021

The walk is a circuit of part of the battlefield. It starts in the village of Towton and moves up to where the Lancastrian forces stood at the start of the battle. The guide will describe the events that lead up to this fateful day, the battles at Ferrybridge, Dintingdale and Towton and will lead [...]

Resumption of Walks

Having planned to hold one of our walks on Sunday 10th May 2021, the weather has suggested that might not be a good idea. The forecast is terrible and we have decided to cancel the walk this time. Our next walk will be on Sunday 23rd May. A new link for the Eventbrite page will [...]

It is increasingly important that the known places of battle in our islands should be protected and honoured. There men pitted themselves against the ultimate, not only against the enemy, but also against the final enemy, death. There the greatest courage was shown, and the greatest fear. There the greatest deeds were performed, the greatest [...]

TBS activity during the Covid-19 health crisis – an update

Sadly we have had to suspend our walks for the remainder of the year. With the current lockdown the November walks cannot be offered and, as there is no certainty over the situation in December, we have decided to cancel that one as well. The dates for 2021 will be published shortly, and we hope [...]

TBS Talk for March 2020

Palm Sunday Archers shoots for 2020

The Palm Sunday Archers meet at the Crooked Billet – Saxton. We welcome non-members to join us and ‘have a go’. If you enjoy your try, we hope that you would like to join the Society. Our shoots start from 09.00am and run through until 13:00. The dates for our shoots in 2020 are as [...]

TBS Programme for 2020

Here is the programme of speakers that we have for 2020. Guests are welcome to attend these talks. We ask for a donation of £4 per guest. All of our talks are held at Saxton Village Hall and start at 19:30. Please contact [email protected] for details or directions. Monday 6th Jan -  1461 Country : [...]

Walks calendar for 2020

We are pleased to announce the dates for the guided public walks around the battlefield trail. They all leave at 10:30 from the barn on Old London Road, just down from the Rockingham Arms. Please park near the barn. We ask for a donation of £4 per adult. The walks will be held on: January [...]