Author Archives: Rich Goddard

January 2020 – Chairman’s News

Seasonal Greetings This newsletter has been delayed for far too long, and is only just sneaking out in December! Christmas has passed, the New Year is nigh and we’re about to embark on a new decade, and a couple of … Continue reading

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Outreach Events

A key role for the Society is in raising awareness of the Battle amongst members of the local community in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire who might otherwise be unaware of the heritage on their doorstep. Consequently, we take our mobile display … Continue reading

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The Town Museum

We work in partnership with the Trustees of the Town Museum to maintain the Museum’s displays related to the Battle. This includes not only the historic material but also the Battlefield model created in the 1970s to mark the 500th … Continue reading

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Battlefield Maintenance and Interpretation

Key to meeting our aims is protecting the Battlefield itself and promoting interpretation on site. Our regular walks mean that we are constantly monitoring the condition of the various surviving elements of the Battlefield and every Spring we carry out … Continue reading

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The Street Banners

The Society organises the production and display of medieval banners that brighten the streets of Tewkesbury every summer. Each is based on the arms of a person who was involved in the Battle. They are made from cotton ‘duck’ and then … Continue reading

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Anniversary Walk 2020

On Saturday 2nd May we are hosting an all day event to commemorate the 549th anniversary of the Battle of Tewkesbury. We will again be working with our colleagues at Tewkesbury Medieval Festival to tie this event into their Armour … Continue reading

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September 2019 Chairman’s Newsletter

The Medieval Festival. The Medieval Festival has been and gone. It’s hard to make comparisons with previous years, such ids the size and scope of the event, but it didn’t make a loss, which is the key measure of success, … Continue reading

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