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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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Naseby – 28 & 29 July

One of the most famous battles in British history Where: Naseby, Northamptonshire When: 28-29 July Arguably one of the most famous battles in British history, in 1645 the fields surrounding the sleepy village of Naseby in Northamptonshire saw Parliament’s New Model Army decisively defeat the forces of King Charles, signalling the beginning of the end…

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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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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…

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