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 Castle which was captured by the Parliamentarians in 1643.
Join the Earl of Manchester’s Regiment of Foote as they bring this turbulent period of local history to life over a fun-filled weekend of fascinating history!
Listen to the soldiers as they talk through their musket and pike drills. and hear the sound of musket fire from the top of the John O’Gaunt gate.
A living history village will revisit daily life during the English Civil War and a range of have-a-go activities will be available throughout the weekend.