Battles, armour and a lot of fun
As well as archaelogical talks from historians and experts, members of the public were treated to medieval battle re-enactments and comedy jester performances.
Stephen Bates's diary: It's the Wars of the roses again. And this time it's on Facebook
Will Walkers, and even Gary Lineker, be hit by the potential boycott threatened by the fresh outbreak of hostilities in the War of the Roses? Photograph: Justin Slee/PA a Abusive comments, offensive cartoons: it sounds like the Wars of the Roses are breaking out again, at least on the Facebook page of the Richard III Society , and it's all over ... (more)
Carl Barat plays intimate gig in Glasgow for NME Showcases brought to you by H&M Love Music
Carl Barat played an hour long solo set in Glasgow last night for the second NME Showcases brought to you by H&M 'Love Music'. The singer, accompanied by a backing band including two of his former Dirty Pretty Things bandmates - guitarist Anthony Rossomando and former Libertines drummer Gary Powell - performed a selection of songs from his back ... (more)
Westville House School all set to do battle at Ilkley Carnival
Westville House School Ilkley get ready for the British history-themed Ilkley Carnival parade with their War of the Roses effort.
Brews to do battle for Wilsden beer festival's War of the Roses
They did battle on the fields of Bosworth and crossed bloody swords at Tewkesbury, but now Yorkshire and Lancashire are squaring up for a fresh onslaught - who can brew the best pint.