The WakeHereward Project is now in its seventh year of live event arrangements, here you will find reviews of our rich history of Lectures, Presentations and Living History re-enactments.
The Hereward Trail - Five Monasteries Tour
Friday 2nd & Saturday 17th June 2023
Celebrating Hereward at the sites of the five former monasteries in the Hereward legend
An Evening Remembering Hereward
Old Town Hall, Bourne Sat' 15th April 2023
Celebration of Hereward and his connection to the town
of Bourne and surrounding area.
Hereward Rising! Festival
Ramsey Rural Museum 2nd & 3rd June
Talks and Re-enactment celebrating Hereward's plundering of Peterborough and the subsequent tale of the stolen treasure, stashed at Ramsey Abbey
The Aldreth Vintage & Craft Fayre
Aldreth - May 14th 2022
The WakeHereward Project in partnership with Aldreth Community Association unveil the first Hereward Plaque under the Hereward Country Programme
The Burning of Burwell
Burwell History Society - April 20th 2022
David Maile presents a talk about Hereward's raid on the Norman Camp at Burwell to the Burwell History Society - Joined by Rory Gibson as Hereward
Hereward's Last Stand!
Aldreth 950 - Oct' 27 29 & 30, 2021
Across three days we commemorated Hereward on the 950th Anniversary of the defeat of his forces in the Fenlands
2 & 3, 13, 19 June 2021
Our inaugural fundraising event, the Hereward Charity Challenge gained widespread exposure
On the Conqueror's Trail!
Cambridge to Ely Commemorative Hike - Oct' 27, 2020
Forming part of a research programme, the inaugural anniversary hike tracing the Conqueror's steps
Hereward in Argentina Aug/Sep/Nov 2019
British Ambassadors Residence - Buenos Aires
David Maile & Maria Peltzer delivered three presentations on Hereward in Argentina in late 2019
Bourne, Baldock's Mill - Sept' 12, 2018
For the second year running Baldock's Mill Heritage Centre hosted the Hereward Returns event
Cultural Heritage Hereward
Bourne, Baldock's Mill - July 26, 2018
Anthropologist Maria Peltzer delivered a presentation evaluating Hereward as cultural heritage of the Fens
Arise Sir Hereward!
King's Lynn, CoWA - June 29 2018
Lecture at the College of West Anglia 2nd Annual Humanities Conference