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Follow our blog for up-to-date information on our events, discover more about the fascinating history of the English Civil Wars, and get the chance to meet some of our members…

The Prince, the Earl, his gift, and the Massacre of Bolton…

Almost 375 years since the notorious ‘Bolton Massacre’, Roundheads and Cavaliers will again descend on Bolton on 7-8 July for an exciting FREE event featuring thrilling battles and fascinating ‘living history’. Click here for more details… John Callow from the University of Suffolk, is writing a new biography of James Stanley, Earl of Derby, the Royalist officer and Lancastrian magnate…

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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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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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