This weekend: the Civil War returns to Bolton in a thrilling FREE event!

This weekend: the Civil War returns to Bolton in a thrilling FREE event! Roundheads and Cavaliers descend on Bolton School on 7-8 July for ‘The Storming of Bolton’ – an exciting weekend of thrilling battles and fascinating ‘living history’! Staged by The Earl of Manchester’s Regiment of Foote, the local regiment of the Sealed Knot reenactment society, the…

The Storming of Bolton – 7 & 8 July

Cannon will fire, drums will sound, and swords will clash as the English Civil War returns to Bolton in a fantastic FREE event – almost 375 years since the notorious ‘Bolton Massacre’! Roundheads and Cavaliers will descend on Bolton School on 7-8 July for ‘The Storming of Bolton’ – an exciting weekend of thrilling battles and fascinating…

Lancaster Castle – 4 & 5 August

The English Civil War Revisited at Lancaster Castle When: 10am to 5pm, 4 August – 5 August Where: Lancaster Castle, Castle Parade, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 1YJ In the 1640s the country was plunged into Civil War as Parliamentarians rebelled against the Crown and fierce battles raged between the Royalists and their opponents. One of the early casualties was Lancaster…

Claydon House – 25 & 26 August

Marking 50 years of The Sealed Knot Where: Claydon House, Buckinghamshire When: 25-26 August This August, The Sealed Knot celebrates 50 years of bringing the English Civil War to life. Founded in 1968 by Brigadier Peter Young and still Britain’s largest single reenactment group, for five decades the society has commemorated this pivotal moment in…