Virtual Hereward 2021

Welcome to Virtual Hereward 2021. Check in the YouTube chat for the video premieres, as you may well find the creators around to answer questions.

Sunday 5th September 2021

10:00am – Welcome

Greetings from our chairman.

10:30am – The history behind the Battle of Earith

Andy Miller and Grahame Middleton discuss the history behind Earith Fort, and the state of the English Civil War at the time of our what-if battle.

11:00am – Waterloo Uncovered

Andrew Riley interviews Maj. Gen James Cowan about the Waterloo Uncovered project, its aims and achievements, as well as exploring the new Waterloo model project with which the club is involved.

If you are interested in helping out by painting figures for the new model, contact us via info@hereward-wargames.co.uk and we will pass your details on.

12:00noon – The Battle of Earith

A what-if battle set around the English Civil War fort of Earith in Cambridgeshire, fought using Osprey’s Pikeman’s Lament rules.

  • For King: Andrew Riley, Martin Soilleux-Cardwell
  • For Parliament: Andy Miller
  • Referee and Boatswain: Grahame Middleton
  • Kinematography: Mike Whitaker

2:15pm – The Miller’s Tale – The Dux Britanniarum Compendium

Our chairman manages the first episode of his podcast in a very long time, and discusses the upcoming (Easter, right) Dux Britanniarum Compendium, lockdown, and motivation.

3:15pm The Battle of Earith: Scenery and Rules

Andy Miller and Grahame Middleton recap some of the rules tweaks we made to Pikeman’s Lament, how the Earith Fort and other pieces of terrain were made and comment on how the battle went.

4:00pm – Wrap up

See you at the next show – fingers crossed that this will be in person!

Hereward Wargames Show 2022
The Cresset
Bretton Centre
Peterborough
PE3 8DX 
10am-4pm, Sunday 4th September 2022