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History of Battle

  1. The Battle of Hastings
    The famous battle took place on 14 October 1066, and is one of the best known events in England’s history.
  2. Battle Abbey viewed from Abbey Green
    Visit the site of one of the most famous battles in England's history – the 1066 Battle of Hastings, and discover the fascinating story of events behind that historic date.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Apr 201930 Sep 2019
    3. 2 Jan 202014 Feb 2020
    4. 24 Feb 202031 Mar 2020
    5. 15 Feb 202023 Feb 2020
    6. 1 Oct 20193 Nov 2019
    7. 4 Nov 201922 Dec 2019
    8. 26 Dec 20191 Jan 2020
    9. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  3. Special displays of Battle's industries over the centuries including the famous gunpowder production.
    1. 1 Apr 201531 Oct 2015
    2. 1 Apr 201631 Oct 2016
    3. 1 Jan 201631 Mar 2016
    4. 1 Apr 201731 Oct 2017
    5. 1 Jan 201731 Mar 2017
    6. 30 Mar 201831 Oct 2018
    7. 30 Mar 201931 Oct 2019
    8. 29 Sep 202029 Oct 2020
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
  4. Things to do in Battle
    Bustling boutiques, cosy cafes, a historic battlefield and a grand abbey set in prime walking country.
  5. What's on in Battle
    A year-round programme of events including arts, battle re-enactments and a fiery bonfire parade.
1066 Country of Origin Original by nature
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