Virtual Bosworth Medieval Festival: 2020

Saturday 22nd August to Monday 24th August, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Virtual Bosworth Medieval Festival: 2020

THE VIRTUAL BOSWORTH MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL  

To commemorate the 535th anniversary of the Battle which changed English history, we are putting on a Virtual Festival over this coming weekend:

The full programme for both days is below and a larger more colourful version can be found here.

Please visit our facebook page to watch activities as they happen. And we shall be posting the weekend’s events on this page later on during each day.

Follow the links. you don’t need a facebook account to watch these.

Saturday 22nd August 

10am        Click here for Introduction and here for a Magic Show by The Fool Monty

10.30        A look back at our Royal Visits

11.00        Click here for The Bosworth Memorial Roselaying Ceremony

11.30        Click here for The Battlefields Trust present – John de Vere, The Earl of Oxford

12.00        Click here for Medieval Music from Maranella

12.30        Click here for Poems from the Battlefields Trust’s Resident Poet Clare Mulley

13.00        Click here for Medieval cookery demonstration with Tastes of History  – ‘Black Porray’

1.30          Click here for Medieval cookery demonstration with Tastes of History – ‘Buttered wortes’

14.00        The Winner of the Craft competition is announced

14.30        Click here for Gunnery by the House of Bayards and here for a talk on 15th century gunpowder artillery by the Battlefields Trust’s Dr Dan Spencer

15.00        Click here for the Wars of the Roses Q&A session with Matthew Lewis and Nathen
Amin.

16.00      Click here for The Bosworth staff present – The Battle of Bosworth reenactment as never
seen before!

16.30      Click here for Zachary Evans from Destrier presents his talk –  Richard III: Did ‘the last
wound’ actually come first?

17.00      Click here for A pictorial celebration of the Bosworth Festival Re-enactors

 

Sunday 23rd August

10am    Click here for  Fire Show from the The Fool Monty

10.30  Click here for Bosworth Medieval Festival Staff picture montage

11.00  Click here and here for We invite our younger viewers to join Sir John for ‘Knight School’

11.30   Click here to see  The Battlefields Trust present ‘John Cheyne’

12.00  Click here to see Medieval music demonstrations from Maranella

12.30   Click here to see Professor Anne Curry, Chair of The Battlefields Trust presents ‘Knowing too Much, Knowing too Little’ part 1, in which she investigates the        benefits and pitfalls of using contemporary battle sources, with Agincourt and Bosworth as case studies.

13.00 Click here to see Medieval cookery demonstrations with Tastes of History – ‘Meat Fartes’

13.30 Click here Medieval cookery demonstrations with Tastes of History – ‘Payn Perdew’

14.00 Click here to see Fancy Dress competition winner announced

14.30 Click here to see Professor Anne Curry, Chair of The Battlefields Trust, presents ‘Knowing too Much, Knowing too Little’ part 2, in which she investigates the  benefits and pitfalls of using contemporary battle sources, with Agincourt and Bosworth as case studies.

          15.00 Click here to see William Stanley is Conflicted – from Up an’ at ’em! History

15.30 An update from Destrier, who provide the horses and riders for the Festival.

16.00 Click here to see Julian Humphrys from the Battlefields Trust present the Battle of Bosworth in miniature.

16.30 Click here to see Battlefields Trust present ‘Francis Lord Lovell’

17.00 Click here to see Agnes, a local brewster, regales us with her post-battle tale.

 

 

 

 

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