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The English Civil War comes to Tonbridge May 5th – 6th

The English Civil War comes to Tonbridge 1643 May 5th – 6th  Civil War Kent is often assumed to be solidly behind the Parliament in its struggle against King Charles I, but this is an oversimplification. As in most areas, there were sympathisers for both sides but with the County in

Pikes and Plunder 2 at Queen’s Sconce and Newark Castle

Pikes and Plunder Annual Civil War Festival Text -  from the National Civil War Centre website ‌‌‌Sunday 6th - Monday 7th May ‌Over 300 civil war re-enactors will descend on Newark during early May Bank Holiday as the clock is turned back to the turbulent mid-17th century.‌ The 4th Annual Pikes and Plunder Civil War Festival will