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The English Civil War at Longhedge, near Old Sarum

The English Civil War at Longhedge, near Old Sarum on Monday, 15 February 2016. I’ve written before about the military on this site, in that case the WW2 remains. This is a feature from a slightly different period. This roughly square feature, with further squares on the corners, was first seen in the

King Charles I’s Shakespeare Second Folio displayed at Windsor Castle

A collection of Shakespeare's plays annotated by King Charles I while he was in captivity awaiting execution is to be displayed at Windsor Castle. The Shakespeare in the Royal Library exhibition features the Second Folio inscribed by the king with the Latin phrase "Dum Spiro Spero". It means "while I breathe, I

26th – 27th March Luss, Highland Gathering, Dumbarton

A re-enactment and living history spectacular of Highlands meeting Lowlands in the 17th Century on the 26th to the 27th March 2016. Skirmishes, Drill Displays and Living History by the Earl of Loudoun's Regiment of Foote and others of the English Civil War Society. Depicting the Royalist Rising against Cromwell's

26th – 28th March – Cheriton Commemoration March

The Flowerpots Pub in Cheriton, Hampshire will once again host Lord Ralph Hoptons Regiment of the ECWS over the Easter weekend (26/27 March) so that the commemoration march for all those fallen at the battle of Cheriton (1644) can take place. A social evening in the much vaunted Flowerpots pub is

Gloucester Docks and The Commemorative March, 23rd – 24th April

Information for The Public On the Roundhead Association Living History 23rd April 2016 at Llanthony Priory, access via Gloucester Docks entrance and The Commemorative March 24th April 2016 Saturday 23 April 2016, 11am - 3pm Living History in the grounds of Llanthony Priory, towards the Docks side 12 am Siege of Gloucester Walk

Free English Civil War lecture hosted by University Centre Shrewsbury

The often overlooked events of the English Civil War in Shropshire will be brought to the fore by a county historian at a free lecture hosted by University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). The talk, ‘Organising a Civil War: Roundheads in Shropshire, 1642 to 1646’, will be presented by Dr Jonathan Worton at

Re-enactors to mark Newark’s civil war surrender

Newark’s National Civil War Centre has revealed details of a major event to mark the 370th anniversary of the fall of the town during the British Civil Wars. The re-enactments will be staged a year on from events to mark the opening of the National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum. Re-enactors