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Reconnecting with our past 3rd September

Reconnecting with our past Devereux’s coming ‘home’ to Malmesbury Saturday 3rd of September will have the pounding of marching feet echoing through the streets of Malmesbury as members of Colonel Nicholas Devereux’s regiment once again visits and celebrates a link with the town that has been in existence over 300 years. The connection

The Battle of Dunbar ECWS Major Muster September 17th – 18th 2016

By Andrew Carrick Gow -, Public Domain A re-enactment and living history spectacular of the 17th Century. Large battle re-enactment, Drill Displays and Living History by the English Civil war Society. Depicting the tragic defeat of the Scots Army against Cromwell's Commonwealth in 1650. The Battle of Dunbar (3 September 1650)

Bradford on Avon hosts English Civil War re-enactment weekend

Hundreds of people gathered in the nearby town of Bradford on Avon this weekend where a piece of England's history caught up with itself. The Bradford on Avon Town Council organised an English Civil War (1642-1651) re-enactment weekend portraying the times of the war between the parliamentarians and the royalists of

Nantwich Besieged exhibition proves hit for town visitors

The new “Nantwich Besieged” exhibition at Nantwich Museum is proving a popular attraction for visitors. The exhibition recalls the impact of the English Civil War in the locality. Mayor of Nantwich Town Council Cllr Andrew Martin unveiled one of the centrepieces at the start of the exhibition – depicting the scene in

Some Greenland sharks alive today were born before the English Civil War

Not strictly ECW related though an intersting post Greenland sharks live to 400 making them the world's longest-lived vertebrates, scientists have discovered. By analysing changes caused by nuclear bomb testing in the 1950s, a team was able to accurately estimate the age of 28 female sharks for the first time –