Heritage Walk: First Battle of Newbury 164316 September 14:30
Sunday 16 September | 2.30pm
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 met his death.
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.
Meet at Falkland Memorial, Essex Street, Wash Common – NOT Corn Exchange
£5 adults, £4 concessions, under-16s free
Tickets available from the Corn Exchange 0845 5218 218 firstname.lastname@example.org