Temporary Exhibition: “Inspiring Bosworth ” POSTPONED
Tuesday 4th February to Sunday 24th May, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
The “Inspiring Bosworth” exhibition is the culmination of a several month’s work with local schools and the community to enable a deeper understanding and exploration of the Battle of Bosworth story, made possible by a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
The Project has included several free talks and activities, including class visits to Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, to give more information about the era and key points of the Battle, while schools and community members have worked with a range of artists to create a series of artworks inspired by the Bosworth Story. The artworks are specifically inspired by the six installations being created as part of the Bosworth 1485 Sculpture Trail, which is intended to link the villages and historic sites around the battlefield area to form an exciting new tourism destination to the area.
Themes explored in the exhibition are: contemplation on the eve of the battle, the battle itself, the birth of a new dynasty, the healing of the divisions of civil war, reconstructing the story through archaeology, debating history and celebrating the ideas behind the historical trail itself.
Open daily between 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, up to Sunday 24th May – Admission FREE
Sunday Guided Walks in October
Sunday 11th October to Sunday 25th October, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sunday Guided Walks will resume on 11th October: 11.35 am to 1.05 pm & 2.05 pm to 3.35 pm Prebooking required
Sunday 18th October, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Join one of our experienced Guides for an informative and fun 2 km guided walk along surfaced footpaths exploring the Battle of Bosworth, the death of King Richard III and the unlikely victory of Henry Tudor.
A Knight’s Tale
Wednesday 21st October, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sir Jed has travelled to Bosworth ready for battle. Discover who he will fight for and what he will bring to the battle. Try on replica armour and handle weapons to see how they were used in battle.
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