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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…

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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…

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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…

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Besiege Newark! This July, the Sealed Knot returns!

The Queen’s Sconce has stood next to the town of Newark since 1644, when it formed part of the vast network of defences thrown up to protect this Royalist bastion from Parliamentarian forces. This July, the Sealed Knot will be returning to Newark to stage a battle reenactment on the sconce, one of the best-preserved English…

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