The last of this year's English Civil War Society major events is based around the siege of Gloucester in 1643 and takes place over the weekend of 15th and 16th September. We shall be recreating the siege lines and parts of the battle. There will be a battle re-enactment in
Following our very successful event at Newbury, the ECWS now moves on to Sunderland over the August Bank Holiday.
Come and see what happens when a group of English Civil War soldiers are billeted on a reluctant villager. Using some of the period buildings at the Chiltern Open Air Museum, the Marquess of Winchester’s regiment of the English Civil War Society will demonstrate the way soldiers were provided with
Of course the boat lift is several hundred years younger than the Civil War, but one of the last actions of the war took place very close to the site of the nineteenth century engineering marvel. Over the weekend of 11-12th August 2018, Colonel Edward Montagu’s and John Bright’s Regiments of Foote, of
Hylton Castle was built by Sir William Hylton as his principal residence in about 1400. The rich Hylton family had estates in Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland and by the 13th century had assumed the title of a barony within the Bishopric of Durham. Hylton Castle was intended to reflect the family’s