22nd September 2000 at 01:00
Children may know 1066 marks the Battle of Hastings but how many could describe the battlefield or discuss the tactics? A new book, Battle Abbey and the Battle of Hastings, provides a comprehensive key stae 2-3 resource for teachers to unravel the events of that historic year and suggests plenty of activities. Admission: free to Battle Abbey and the battlefield, handbook pound;3.99. Tel: 020 973 3442.

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