Events mark 553rd anniversary of the Battle of Wakefield

Helen Cox from Frei Compagnie re-enactment society in 15th century attire and with weapons ahead of an event  to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Wakefield
Helen Cox from Frei Compagnie re-enactment society in 15th century attire and with weapons ahead of an event to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Wakefield

The Friends of Sandal Castle will mark the 553rd anniversary of the Battle of Wakefield on Sunday.

The event will start at 11am with a talk on ‘Richard III and the Battle of Wakefield’ by Helen Cox. Later, re-enactors from Frei Compagnie will lead a parade to the battle monument. Free parking is available but spaces are limited. Visit www.experiencewakefield.co.uk for details and times.