Visit the location of the Battle of Bosworth. Re-live this famous turning point in British history - the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty!
Sunday 22nd March 10:00 am.
Sunday 22nd March
Join us for this TICKET ONLY event to commemorate the run up to the reinterment of King Richard III in the presence of the cortege bearing his mortal remains - Tickets are £2.50 per person which includes transport to the site via a shuttle bus service.
The commemorative ceremony, on the "Sundial" field will be led by the Rt. Rev Tim Stevens, Bishop of Leicester in the early afternoon. From the Battlefield the cortege will depart and make its way via Market Bosworth, Newbold Verdon, Desford and then onto Leicester Cathedral where the remains will lie in repose until the reinterment on Thursday 26th March.
The site will be open from 10.00 am and there are a variety of activities on offer throughout the day.
• Living history encampments – 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
• Static falconry display on the Tea Garden 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
• Exhibition open 10.00 am to 6.00 pm (reduced entrance fee applies £2)
• The Tithe Barn Café - 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Discover more about the Battle of 1485 where Richard III fought for his crown and lost his life and Henry Tudor became king! With interactive, hands-on displays you can find out more about medieval warfare, how the battle unfolded and the impact of the new and powerful Tudor dynasty. Find out how archaeologists discovered the true location of the Battle and see some of the unique objects that were unearthed!
Access to the site is via a ticketed shuttle bus service.
Tickets for this event are strictly limited to 2000 and are available on a first come first served basis
Tickets will be available for sale from 10.00 am on Tuesday 3rd March - online, via the telephone (01455 290429) or in person from the Ticket Office.