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Shropshire Event

March 2 - 4, 2018


Shrewsbury Weekend

Visit Shropshire with The Guild of Battlefield Guides including  Validation sessions, dinner & quiz, battlefield tour of Shrewsbury, visit to the RAF Cosford Museum and more..


  • Shropshire Regimental Museum, Shrewsbury with John Cotterill
    – See the Captured United States Colours in a former Marches strongpoint.
  • Weekend based in a moated Tudor Manor House, now a 4* Hotel
    – In 1588 the County Militia’s RV when the Armada Beacons were fired. But how many answered the call and with what antiquated equipment?
  • Validation Opportunities with the Validation Team
    – Have a go yourself or support and learn from others.
  • The Shropshire War Poets with Viv Whelpton
    – Wilfred Owen, AE Housman and more.
  • Battle of Shrewsbury (1403) Tour with Anthony Rich
    – The future King Henry V and Harry Hotspur fight to the death, whilst the King uses body doubles. But where are Owen Glendower & the Welsh?
  • RAF Museum Cosford & Cold War Museum with Chris Finn
    – A wonderful aviation collection – including a Buccaneer cockpit for Chris!
  • Plus Board Games Night, The Guild Quiz & Good Fellowship


  • Modular Format: Pay for what you attend only; packages from £30
  • Bookings: By Fri 23 Feb. Book accommodation direct with Albright Hussey Manor Hotel on 01939-290523, confirmed to Anthony Rich
  • Validations: Book your validation slot with the Val Sec By Fri 16 Feb.
  • Contact: For Queries, Problems or Further Details contact Anthony Rich on anthonyrich@virginmedia.com Tel (H) 0121-249- 9292 or (Mob) 07711-086189
  • Price: Day rate for Sat only is £30, the full package is £225 for a single or £177.50 per head if sharing, plus a few miscellaneous minor incidentals, bar bills & lunch on Fri & Sun (Sat is included).


Start March 2nd, 2018
End March 4th, 2018
Cost £30


Anthony Rich
Phone 01212 499 292
Email anthonyrich@virginmedia.com


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