Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park launches its varied and exciting line-up of events during the festive period with a Christmas fair on Saturday, 19 November (10am – 4pm).
Other events and activities include festive willow crafts, a seasonal-themed children’s trail and a couple of post-Christmas guided walks.
There are also two talks scheduled - on Sunday 11 December, Nicola Tallis will be discussing her latest book ‘All the Queen’s Jewels 1445-1548: Power, Majesty and Display’, which uncovers the exciting history of the jewels worn by the 10 queen consorts.
Best-selling author Toni Mount will also be exploring the origins and traditions of the medieval Christmas in an illustrated talk on Sunday, 18 December.
“Events at Bosworth are great fun for everyone. With crafting, educational and seasonal activities, they are always impressive and provide great entertainment for the whole family.”
Person:Councillor Christine Radford, cabinet member for adults and communities
The full Bosworth line-up is:
- Christmas Fair, Saturday 19 November, 10am-4pm;
- Christmas Willow Craft, Saturday 26 November, 9.30am-11am, 11.30am-1pm & 1.30pm-3pm;
- Wonder Wraps Hunt, Thursday 1 - Friday 30 December, during opening hours;
- Crafting Christmas, Sunday 4 December, 11am-1pm;
- Festive guided walks, Wednesday 26 & Friday 30 December, 1.30pm
The award-winning attraction, which is managed by Leicestershire County Council, tells the story of how King Richard III lost his life and crown to Henry Tudor, with the experience including guided walks, an exhibition and the 1485 Tithe Barn Café.
More information about Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, including how to book on to events, opening times and admission prices, can be found at www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk