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The Cromwell Lecture Series, 2018

The Cromwell Museum, Huntingdon Town Hall, 53 High Street, Huntingdon PE29 3AE, is presenting a series of three lectures on the Civil War period on Wednesday evenings during November and December. The programme is: Wednesday 21st November - Lucy Moore on 'The Life and Times of a Civil War Heroine' Wednesday 28th November

Soldiers billeted at the Chiltern Open Air Museum

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

History Overlaying History – Anderton Boat Lift and the ECW

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

1st Battle Of Newbury – More Feedback

Dear Ian Thank you very much for the invitation to the 375th anniversary of the First Battle of Newbury.  I was very pleased to be able to represent the Lord Lieutenant. I was also delighted to find what an astonishing event you had put on to commemorate the battle.  I was most

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

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In the previous version of the ECWS website there was a facility for members to access ECWS documents via a discussion forum using PHP forum software. During it's lifetime of about 6 months it acquired around 35 members of which only 4 posted ( this includes the 2 admins who