The Commandery
The Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester, WR1 2HU


28 Sep 2023


5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Talks by the Battle of Worcester Society

Various dates, 7pm | The Commandery

The Battle of Worcester Society are back with a series of talks hosted in the historic setting of The Commandery.

Thursday 27 April – Nigel Hastilow talking about his new book ‘The Man Who Invented the News’ a novel based on the true story of Marchamont Nedham a real person who was a ‘Journalist’ throughout the English Civil Wars.

Thursday 25 May – Professor Darren Oldridge (University of Worcester), Oliver Cromwell and the Devil

Thursday 29 June – Anthony Rich, (BoWS and Battlefield Trust member), The Battle of Cropredy Bridge 1644 the exact 379th anniversary of the unsuccessful attempt by Parliament to capture King Charles I.

Thursday 27 July – Dr Elizabeth Norton (Author) ‘Religion in the English Civil War’ .

Thursday 3 August – A.J. Lyndon (Felicity Goldstein BoWS member from Melbourne) will talk on the research undertaken for her new book The Tawny Tash.

Thursday 31 August – Former Mayor of Worcester Cllr Adrian Gregson, Worcestershire’s County and Diocesan Archivist, will tell us about ‘The 17th Century Archives of Worcestershire’.

Thursday 28 September – Howard Robinson (BoWS Member) The Regicides

£7 to attend, but Commandery Members can attend for free, kindly sponsored by The Battle of Worcester Society.

Booking essential; tickets are available online or from The Commandery shop and the Tourist Information Centre.

Enjoy a refreshment from Commandery Coffee, which will be open until 7pm on these evenings.

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