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Otley enjoys weekend of English Civil War inspired fun

AN 'AMAZING' weekend of English Civil War action has been staged in Otley. The Road to Marston Moor saw Roundheads and Cavaliers armed with musket, pike and cannon, clashing in town on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3. English Civil War Society members, in full costume for the two days of

Nantwich Museum summer talks programme unveiled

Nantwich Museum will stage a series of walks and talks to complement its “Nantwich Besieged” exhibition which opens on July 21. The exhibition will examine life in the town during the English Civil War. The following talks have been arranged: July 29, The Battle of Nantwich by Julian Humphrys, Battlefields Trust, 7pm. August 3,

18 PICTURES: Musket fire fills air at Otley civil war re-enactment

THE sounds of 17th century battle have echoed across Otley as some 200 English Civil War Society members donned uniforms to recreate a battle, featuring muskets, pikes and cannon. Large crowds were able to cheer on the Roundheads or Cavaliers as battles were re-enacted at Prince Henry’s Grammar School’s sports field