Working with the owners of the many sites associated with the Battle of Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury Battlefield Society aims to raise public awareness of the events of the battle, and to promote the sites as an integrated educational resource. Read more.
Here you will find a wealth of information about the Battle of Tewkesbury, the battlefield today and the activities of the Society. The Tewkesbury Battlefield Society was formed to challenge the proposed development on remaining areas of the original battle site. An area known as the Gastons and two enclosures of the old Gaston field. We were successful and these areas are now safe from future development. We became a registered charity in 2004.
We welcome any comments or contributions, both as direct content or suggested links. The coming “Big thing” is our purchase of the old Gaston field. We would particularly appreciate ideas on fund raising in order to achive this and its maintainance for future generations. Have a look, see what you think, and maybe if you’re feeling generous…Read more on the society and the battle.
The Kynge apparailed hymselfe, and all his hooste set in good array; ordeined three wards; displayed his bannars; dyd blowe up the trompets; commytted his caws and qwarell to Almyghty God, to owr most blessyd lady his mothar, Vyrgyn Mary, the glorious martyr Seint George, and all the saynts; and advaunced, directly upon his enemyes; approchinge to theyr filde, which was strongly in a marvaylows storng grownd pyght, full difficult to be assayled.
Painting of the Battle of Tewkesbury by Graham Turner
Working with the owners of the many sites associated with the Battle of Tewkesbury, the Society aims to raise public awareness of the events of the battle, and to promote the sites as an integrated educational resource. We aim to encourage tourism and leisure activity by advertising, interpretation and presentation in connection with the sites. We aim also to collate research into the Battle, and to encourage further research, making the results available to the public through a variety of media.