Heritage Walk: First Battle of Newbury 164317 September 14:30
|A two hour walk from the Royalist positions on the eve of battle, through ‘no man’s land’ to where parliament gained a foothold on the high ground at Round Hill. Examining the strategies, weapons and outcomes of one of the civil wars most pivotal battles and visiting the location where Lord Falkland, the most prominent casualty, met his death.
YOUR GUIDE: Dave Stubbs was for many years the ‘local bobby’ at Wash Common – his interest in local history awakened by digging up a civil war musket ball in his back garden. He has accumulated a wealth of local lore which he loves sharing through talks and guided walks.
Sunday 17 September, 2.30pm
Meet at The Falkland Memorial, Essex Street, Wash Common.
£5 adults, £4 concessions, under-16s free
Tickets available from the Corn Exchange 0845 5218 218 firstname.lastname@example.org or online using the link below (online booking fees apply).