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Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

 


22nd August 1485 a battle rages, King Richard III is defeated, Henry is crowned and the Tudor dynasty is born. Visit the award-winning exhibition and follow the King into battle, walk the Bosworth trail or simply enjoy a coffee in the medieval Tithe Barn restaurant.


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Upcoming Events

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Mother's Day Sunday Lunch and Exhibition
15 March 2015
From 12:00

Treat your mum to a lovely Sunday lunch in the beautiful Tithe Barn Restaurant and entry into the Exhibition. Pre-booking essential. £12 per person. Tel: 01455 290429.


Mother's Day Sunday Lunch and Exhibition
15 March 2015
From 14:00

Treat your mum to a lovely Sunday lunch in the beautiful Tithe Barn Restaurant and entry into the Exhibition. Pre-booking essential. £12 per person. Tel: 01455 290429.


Guided Trips to Fenn Lane Farm
23 March 2015 to 29 March 2015
10:00 to 16:00

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre to Fenn Lane Farm. An exclusive chance to visit Fenn Lane Farm, the likely site of King Richard III's death on 22nd August 1485, with one of our experienced Battlefield Guides. This 45 minute tour, which includes a minibus ride from the Battlefield Heritage Centre to the site, will give describe the events of the Battle of Bosworth and discuss what may have happened in Richard's last moments based on archaeological findings on the Battlefield and the pathology of Richard's remains.

£6 per person (no concessions). Pre-booking advisable. 01455 290429.


Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre Exhibition
23 March 2015 to 29 March 2015
10:00 to 17:00

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre tells the dramatic story of the Battle of Bosworth on 22nd August 1485, which marked a major turning point in English history. With interactive, hands-on displays you can find out more about medieval warfare, how the battle unfolded and the impact of the new and powerful Tudor dynasty. There is also a free Cap Badge exhibition in the temporary exhibition area. This exhibition charts the history of the British Armed Forces from World War I to the 1950's through a large and impressive collection of cap badges, which covers a wide range of regiments, corps and services. See how the badges were designed, what they were worn on and by whom. 01455 290429.


Guided Walks of the Battlefield
23 March 2015 to 29 March 2015
From 11:00

Join one of our Battlefield experts on a 2km guided walk along the battlefield trail. Enjoy breath-taking views whilst exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor. Pre-booking advisable. £4 per person. Tel 01455 290429.


Guided Walks of the Battlefield
23 March 2015 to 29 March 2015
From 13:00

Join one of our Battlefield experts on a 2km guided walk along the battlefield trail. Enjoy breath-taking views whilst exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.

Pre-booking advisable. £4 per person. 01455 290429.


Les Routiers - Arms & Armour Talk
23 March 2015 to 25 March 2015
From 13:30

Learn about the arms and armour of the 15th century soldier including the treachery and hardship that went with it and witness how these soldiers prepared for battle and took up arms to defend their king, his country and his crown. Pre-booking advisable. £3 Adults. £2 Children. Tel 01455 290429.


Les Routiers - Arms & Armour Talk
23 March 2015 to 25 March 2015
From 14:00

Learn about the arms and armour of the 15th century soldier including the treachery and hardship that went with it and witness how these soldiers prepared for battle and took up arms to defend their king, his country and his crown. Pre-booking advisable. £3 Adults. £2 Children. Tel 01455 290429.


Hawkwise Flying Sessions
23 March 2015 to 27 March 2015
From 14:00

Get up close and personal with owls, hawks and falcons with Hawkwise Falconry. Watch some impressive displays and experience handling these magnificent birds. Pre-booking advisable. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. tel 01455 290429.


Les Routiers - Arms & Armour Talk
23 March 2015 to 25 March 2015
From 15:00

Learn about the arms and armour of the 15th century soldier including the treachery and hardship that went with it and witness how these soldiers prepared for battle and took up arms to defend their king, his country and his crown. Pre-booking advisable. £3 Adults. £2 Children. 01455 290429.


Hawkwise Flying Sessions
23 March 2015 to 27 March 2015
From 15:00

Get up close and personal with owls, hawks and falcons with Hawkwise Falconry. Watch some impressive displays and experience handling these magnificent birds. Pre-booking advisable. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. Tel 01455 290429.


Guided Walks of the Battlefield
23 March 2015 to 29 March 2015
From 15:00

Join one of our Battlefield experts on a 2km guided walk along the battlefield trail. Enjoy breath-taking views whilst exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.

Pre-booking advisable. £4 per person. 01455 290429.


Les Routiers - Arms & Armour Talk
23 March 2015 to 25 March 2015
From 15:30

Learn about the arms and armour of the 15th century soldier including the treachery and hardship that went with it and witness how these soldiers prepared for battle and took up arms to defend their king, his country and his crown. Pre-booking advisable. £3 Adults. £2 Children. Tel 01455 290429.


The Road to Bosworth, a talk by Eddie Smallwood
23 March 2015
From 17:30

Join experienced Battlefield Guide Eddie Smallwood in an exploration of what led to the Battle of Bosworth, how the armies made their way to the area and what ultimately led to Richard's defeat and death. Pre-booking advisable. £5 per person. No concessions. Tel 01455 290429.


Finding Bosworth Battlefield by Richard Mackinder
24 March 2015
From 17:30

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Heritage Room. An illustrated talk on the exciting story of a Battlefield lost to history and finally rediscovered through painstaking research and survey work. The talk includes images of the finds from the Battlefield Survey, including an impressive array of roundshot and the Bosworth Boar Badge. Pre-booking advisable. £5 per person. 01455 290429.


Arming King Richard III for Battle
25 March 2015
From 17:30

By Dominic Smee and Richard Knox, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Heritage Room. Richard Knox, curactor at Bosworth Battlefield, and re-enactor Dominic Smee, a Richard III body double who starred in a Channel 4 documentary, provide an illustrated talk on how the fallen monarch would have fought in armour. The talk includes questions and answers and Dominic will be armed in front of the audience. Pre-booking advisable. £5 per person. Tel: 01455 290429.


Matinee performance of 'What Remains of Richard?'
28 March 2015
From 13:00

An exciting performance from drama group Interact, performed at the battlefield surroundings. Killed by the sword but murdered by the pen, this is the story of a King who lost more than his crown. Father, brother, husband, son and King - was he more than the villain we have come to know? Debuted at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the play explores the myths that surround King Richard III's life and death. Pre-booking advisable. £10 per person. Tel: 01455 290429.


Walk with Hawks
30 March 2015
From 11:30

An opportunity to meet and fly our Hawk yourself in the Country Park. Plenty of photo opportunities. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. Tel: 01455 290429.


Owl Encounter
30 March 2015
From 13:30

A Must for Owl Fans! An Owl only display with plenty of handling and flying opportunities. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. Tel: 01455 293341.


Fast and Furious Falcons
30 March 2015
From 15:30

Meet and watch our Falcons in this fast paced aerial display. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. Tel: 01455 293341.


Walk with Hawks
31 March 2015
From 11:30

An opportunity to meet and fly our Hawk yourself in the Country Park. Plenty of photo opportunities. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. Tel: 01455 293341.


Owl Encounter
31 March 2015
From 13:30

A Must for Owl Fans! An Owl only display with plenty of handling and flying opportunities. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. Tel; 01455 293341.


Fast and Furious Falcons
31 March 2015
From 15:30

Meet and watch our Falcons in this fast paced aerial display. £2.50 Adults. £1.50 Children. Tel: 01455 293341.




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Sutton Cheney
Market Bosworth
Nuneaton
Warwickshire
CV13 0AD

01455 290429

01455 292841

http://www.bosworthbattlefield.com

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