Highlights From 2015
2015 was the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Evesham. A series of events, services and activities took place to mark the anniversary over a two week period between 1 and 15 August 2015. These activities remembered the loss of life; celebrated the great work and legacy de Montfort left behind and re-enacted a part of British medieval history.
Commemorate and Democracy Day with guest speakers including The Speaker (John Bercow), and the Bishop of Dudley.
Medieval Tea Tent provided by Jelly Pickle Jam.
Parade of 20 horses and over 200 re-enactors.
Re-enactment involving 300 re-enactors.
Talks by Professor David Carpenter, Dr David Cox, authors Katherine Ashe and Marc Morris, writer Steve Roberts and geographers David and Joya Snowden.
Medieval Playpark at The Valley.
Wargames table top strategic battle demonstration.
Craft and farm markets.
Displays of living history, archery, falconry, dance and others.
Evesham Tours by bus, foot and to discover history and ghosts!
Tapestry of the Battle of Lewes
Children's flag design competition with winning designs flown throughout the town.
Simon's Treasure Quest, a hunt around town for children