Events for Saturday 28th September 2013
On This Day in History
William the Conqueror invades England28th September 1066
The Norman conquest of England began on 28 September 1066 with the invasion of England by William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy. They landed at Pevensey in Sussex on 28 September and erected a wooden castle at Hastings, from which they raided the surrounding area.
Further ReadingThe Battlefields of England
(Paperback - 560 pages)
by A H Burne
England's battlefields bear witness to dramatic turning-points in the country's history. At Hastings, Bosworth Field, Flodden and Naseby, the battles fought were to have an enormous effect on English life. This double volume, containing Burne's famous "Battlefields of England" and "More Battlefields of England" make it possible for readers to… Read more...Only £10.00 at Pen & Sword Books.
This Day's Events
Derby World Wargames 2013Starts: Sat 28th September
Ends: Sun 29th September
Price: See website for various ticket prices.
Castle Donington International Exhibition Centre, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP
Wargaming in Castle Donington, DerbyKR Multicase and Warlord Games
Doors open to the public each day at 10.00am.
Over 60 Traders
Bring & Buy
Free car parking for over 2000 cars
Restaurant and bar on site