We are now pleased to confirm that our tours and talks at Pontefract and Sandal Castles for 2023 have been confirmed as follows;
Saturday 18th March – Pontefract Castle, 2.00pm – ‘Three Tumultuous Months, From Wakefield to Towton, Dec 1460 – March 1461’.
Saturday 17th June – Pontefract Castle , 2.00pm – ‘Friends and Enemies, Pontefract and Sandal Castles 1070 – 1650’.
Sunday 10th September – Pontefract Castle – 2.00pm – ‘Truths, Myths and Lies – Key Events in the History of Pontefract Castle’.
Sunday 10th December – Pontefract Castle – 2.00pm – ‘The ‘English’ Civil War in Yorkshire’.
We will also be delivering a tour/talk on Saturday 22nd April at Sandal Castle, for members of the Battlefield Trust and the Boroughbridge Historical Society, in conjunction with Richard Atkinson, on the various theories surrounding the Battle of Wakefield. Richard will then deliver a talk in the Chantry Chapel on the history of that building. We hope to see you at some or all of these events.