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Welcome to the International Guild of Battlefield Guides

Find a guide, book a tour, become a battlefield expert...

Whether you’re looking for a professional guide to take you on a battlefield tour, or you’re already a Battlefield Guide, just interested in finding out what battlefield guiding is all about, considering a future in battlefield guiding or improving your battlefield guiding skills, or simply have a general interest in battlefields – the International Guild of Battlefield Guides is for you. Our Honorary Members include Tonie and Valmai Holt – the pioneers of battlefield guiding – and President Professor Gary Sheffield – the acclaimed First World War historian – the Guild is the foremost organisation in the world dedicated to Battlefield Guiding.

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Coming Up

Guild Xmas Lunch Dec 1 2017

Christmas Lunch

Come and join us at our annual Christmas lunch. Meet old friends and make new ones, exchange
battlefield stories and Guild gossip at this extremely popular social gathering.

More details from Andy Thompson - info@eyewitnesstours.com

December 7th, 2018 UJC

Validation Event December 7th 2018

A Validation Event has been organised on December 7th 2018 at the Union Jack Club, Sandell St, Lambeth, London, SE1 8UJ

It will take place between 1000 and 1200; there is a total of six slots available. Requests to attempt Assignments 1, 5 or 6 should be emailed to the Validation Secretary (valsec@gbg-international.com) by 7 November (as usual, "first come, first served").

December 7th, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UJC

Guild Annual Weekend and AGM 2019

The Guild Annual Weekend and AGM will take place January 18th - 20th 2019.

The venue will be the Mercure Hotel Granby Street Leicester LE1 6ES

The event will include opportunities for validation, guest speakers, the annual Guild dinner and the ever popular Guild quiz! The AGM will also take place on the afternoon of Saturday 19th.

Full details of the event will be released shortly!

January 18th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - January 20th, 2019 @ 2:30 pm Mercure Hotel Leicester