Public Walks on Saturday 13th April 2019

Please join us by the barn on Old London Road in Towton. We are leading four walks around the Battlefield Trail on Saturday. The first walk leaves at 10:00 and then they will be leaving on the hour, with the last walk departing at 13:00. If you are coming by car, please drive down to [...]

Visitor Information Centre….visit after a walk

The TBS have a free Visitor Information Centre at the Crooked Billet Pub near Saxton. Ideal for more information about the battlefield, the TBS and see some real life replicas of day to day items from the period. If the centre is not open the bar staff are happy to let you in on request. [...]

Lecture Meeting and Archery Shoot Calendars for 2019 Published

We are pleased to publish our 2019 Calender’s for the Palm Sunday Archers shoots and the TBS lecture series (our regular monthly meetings at Saxton village hall), please see on the Events menu above. If you have any enquires please contact our Chairman Chris Berendt at [email protected]

New Battlefield Walk Calander for 2019

Our new calander for 2019 has been published. If you would like a tour of the battlefield by one of our experienced volunteer guides please look under the Events menu at the top of this web page. Groups welcome.

Our next talk, January 7th. The Battle of Naseby 1645 by Phil Steel

A new look at Naseby 1645 – Phil Steele. Another look at Northamptonshire’s historic battlefields, this time with the focus on the decisive Civil War clash at Naseby in June 1645.   Phil will talk generally about conserving the county’s battlefields and wider national issues, before honing in on Fairfax and Cromwell’s emphatic victory, the importance [...]

Our next talk, Monday 5th November. The Spice Trade in the 15th Century

“Wealth, Status and Health –The Spice Trade in the 15th Century ”. We have had a few martial talks recently. So moving away to a more peaceful and fragrant subject Frances Perry will be giving a talk on the uses and importance of spices in 15th century society. Frances is a long standing member of [...]

PALM SUNDAY ARCHERS. NEW SHOOTING TIMES.

To help the Crooked Billet with parking at their busiest period during Sunday, we have agreed to adjust the times of the monthly shoot. The meetings will now run from 09:00 until 13:00 from the next meeting onwards

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, [...]