Battle of Lewes

16 May 2020 10:00 AM to 17 May 2020 5:00 PM

Commemoration of the Battle of Alton, fought on 14 May 1264 between King Henry III, supported by loyal barons, and Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, backed by other rebel barons. De Montfort won, leading eventually to the first democratic parliament.Two full-days of re-enactments and events will be held in the town Convent field, next to the Priory which featured in the battle.

Event Sponsor

Location : Covent field Lewes Priory

By Car By Car By Walking By Walking By Train By Train By Cycling By Cycling

Address of The Show

Lewes Priory, Cockshut Rd, Southover, Lewes BN7 1HP

Refreshments Available : Yes

Sponsor website link : https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/

Event website link : http://www.battleoflewes.com/