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Farnham Castle Heritage Open Day

15th September On Sunday 15th September, as part of the Heritage Open Days, Norfolke Trayned Bandes and friends will be presenting a drill display and Living Hisotry at Farnham Castle, to which public access is normally limited to wedding participants and similar. We have the use of the Great Lawn for

Armed Forces Weekend at Waldridge Millennium Green

15th & 16th June Change of venue! Due to the recent inclement weather, this event will now take place at The Hermitage Academy, Waldridge Ln, Chester le Street DH2 3AD The Newcastle Garrison Living History Group will be providing a display of cannon fire and musketry, along with some living history presentations, as

Living History at Alnwick Castle

8th & 9th June The Newcastle Garrison Living History Group will be presenting cannon fire and musketry, along with a living history display. The event is included in the normal admission to the castle https://www.alnwickcastle.com/events/17th-century-re-enactment

Loudoun’s at Falkland Palace

6th & 7th July The Earl of Loudoun's Regiment of Foote will be taking over the palace and its grounds for the weekend. They will be portraying an army garrison and recruitment July 1651 (following the battle of Dunbar in 1650), where the doors have now been opened to recruit

Great Chalfield Manor

Saturday 10th August, 10.30 - 5.00Sunday 11th August, 10.30 - 4.30 Soldiers at Great Chalfield Manor The Marquess of Winchester’s Regiment of the English Civil War Society will re-enact the two-day Royalist occupation of the manor house in 1644 – 375 years ago. The Regiment and accompanying civilians will march in at

Gunpowder, Fire and Sword

The ECWS comes to Caerphilly Castle Over the Easter weekend, the Marquess of Winchester's regiment hosted an event at Caerphilly Castle. Andrew MacFetters took some photos and videos of the event. We are very grateful that Andrew has allowed us to share them. Photos on Facebook Some YouTube videos Gunfire exchange Music: fife and drums 17th century

The Siege of Brampton Bryan

375 years on On Saturday and Sunday 10th  and 11th of August 2019 the English Civil War Society will again return to Brampton Bryan to commemorate the two sieges of Brampton Bryan Castle that took place during the English Civil War.This year is the 375th anniversary of the second climactic siege,

Lord Hopton’s at Stonham Barn

On June 29th - 30th Lord Hopton's Regiment of Foote and friends from fellow regiments will be taking part in a Multi-period history festival at Stonham Barns, Suffolk. Although specifically bearing no major Civil War significance. Nearby Ipswich was a strong Puritan stronghold. No military action took place there throughout

Coldstream Guards at Audley End House

Some of our regiments have alter-egos and present different periods in history. The Marquess of Winchester's Regiment will be appearing as the Coldstream Guards of 1685 at the English Heritage event over the May Day bank holiday. It is 1670 and King Charles II is hosting a horse race with a

Join us in South Wales as we bring History Alive!

Over the Easter Weekend The Marquess of Winchester's Regiment will be hosting “Gunpowder Fire and Sword” at Cadw’s Caerphilly Castle, one of the most prestigious sites in Wales. Caerphilly Castle occupies around 20 acres, making it the second largest castle in the UK. During the Civil War both Royalist, and

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