TBS November 2021 meeting – Nathen Amin : Henry VII and the Tudor Pretenders
TBS November 2021 meeting - Nathen Amin : Henry VII and the Tudor Pretenders

We are delighted to welcome back Nathen Amin, a York resident author from Carmarthenshire, West Wales, who focuses on the fifteenth century and the reign of Henry VII. Nathen will be talking about the reign of Henry VII and the series of plots to replace him as King following his claiming the throne in 1485, [...]

Battlefield Walks schedule

Here are the dates for the remaining walks for 2021 (The link to Eventbrite is set on the date) July 25th August 1st; 8th; 15th; 22nd September 12th and 26th October 10th and 24th November 14th and 28th December 12th Our walk starts by the barn on Old London Road in Towton (near the Rockingham [...]

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 Talk for March 2020

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. [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]