Battle of Towton Commemorative Event 2015

This year Palm Sunday Event will be held on the 29th March 2015, Guided Battlefield Walks will commence from approximately 9.30am and are approximately 4 miles (Warm clothing and stout footwear recommended).

With Craft Stalls, Falconry, Archery and Living History camp it will sure to be a good day.

Admission is £3 per person under 12’s Free.

13 Responses to Battle of Towton Commemorative Event 2015

  1. alan barham says:

    Will there be a battle re enactment please.Last years was excellent

    • admin says:

      Hi Alan – glad you enjoyed last year’s battle, because we’re planning to do a re-run of much the same scenario this year.

  2. Julie Anderson says:

    Please can you tell me what time or times the actual battle re-enactment will be?
    Many thank
    Julie Anderson

    • admin says:

      Hello Julie

      We will have a living history camp with displays and demonstrations all day, however our battle finale “the fall of Lord Dacre” will be about 3:30.

  3. Tim Cockitt says:

    Hi, I haven’t attended one of the Towton Events before. I’m particularly keen to do a battlefield walk. It would be a struggle to get there for 9:30 am, as I live in Manchester. Will there be multiple walks? Can you advise on schedule?
    Many thanks. Tim C. member of the Battlefields Trust.

    • admin says:

      Hi Tim
      There will be multiple walks between 9:30 and 10:45, so if you miss one you can go on the next. However they are very popular so come as early as you can, if a walk is “full” we have plenty of things to interest you untill the next one.

  4. Gavin Budby says:

    I will be attending. What is the post code and will there be places to park? Only been once before and parked at the Crooked Billet.

    • admin says:

      Hello Gavin

      The post code for Towton is LS24 9PB and we do have on site parking. No on street parking please !

  5. Victoria Ballinger says:

    Missed the March re-enactment as abroad. When will be the next one please?

    • admin says:

      Hello Victoria

      The event is held every year on Palm Sunday itself. In 2016 this will be The 20th of March.

  6. Adam says:

    Is the above event still due to take place? If so do you have to book for the walk?

    Time is the battle re -enactment sue?

    • admin says:

      Hi Adam

      I very timely question :) Please see my latest post on walks we will be having this year to commemorate the battle. I’m afraid this will be a much simpler affair with no re-enactors village, battle or traders.

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