Posts Tagged ‘ Battle of Hastings ’

The Battle of Hastings at Hampton Court

Jun 26th, 2016 | By

In honour of the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, the Normandy Tourist Board has teamed up with the local Hastings tourist board – named Hastings and 1066 Country – to create a mediaeval Norman garden.

Saturday snippets: 2nd January 2016

Jan 2nd, 2016 | By

Adrian starts the year with a look at some of the anniversaries that will be celebrated in the UK this year

Rain stopped play

Oct 15th, 2012 | By

Yesterday was the 946th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. For many years the local tourist organisation has waged a two day festival culminating in a re-enactment. But not yesterday. Health and safety concerns caused its cancellation due to unremitting rain.