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What we do
We take part in events all over the UK from major battles to living history presentations, and can mount events of all types supported by members of a single Regiment to events with a number of Regiments through to major events with the participation of the whole of The English Civil War Society.

Displays can be organised to suit all types of events from support for School Projects, Carnivals, Country Shows, Town Celebrations, multi-period displays through to large spectacular fund raising events.

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27-28 JulyMarlborough, Wiltshire
A major presentation by The English Civil War Society

Marlborough Town Council and the English Civil War Society will be arranging a re-enactment of the early part of the two engagements that took place in 1642 at Marlborough during the English Civil War. This will be on The Common to the north of Marlborough on the original site of the fighting. There will be infantry, cavalry and artillery displays during each morning prior to the main battle in the afternoons. Also there will be living history displays from 11.00am to 5.00pm in Priory Gardens and the Merchant’s House in the town demonstrating seventeenth century crafts and activities. The Royalist artillery battery on the Common will be recreated on the original site and be open from 11.00am to 5.00pm (except during the battles).

10-11 AugustBrampton Bryan, Ludlow, Shropshire
Presentation by  RA Trayne

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, and the programme has been expanded to include additional elements such as the famous heroic ‘sally’ in which the vastly outnumbered parliamentary forces left the castle under cover of smoke and darkness and succeeded in utterly destroying the Royalist powder stores.

In addition to two full sieges of the replica castle during each day, there will also be a full Living History Village with the chance to see the reality of life in mid-17th century Britain.

Battlefield historian Martin Hackett (author of Lost Battlefields of Britain and Lost Battlefields of Wales) will also be on hand to talk about the realities of the sieges, as well as showing his detailed model of the siege and other local battles such as the ‘Battle of Mortimer’s Cross’.During the weekend renowned historian Adrian Durkin will be talking about the realities of seventeenth century warfare, and also showing his collection of original weapons, musket and cannon balls.

Special talks for young people will be available throughout the weekend, and there will also be the opportunity for them to dress up as soldiers of the period and experience for themselves the reality of warfare at that period.

Adult Entry £5 per person; Under 16s Free, Parking is also Free of Charge. For more information please call 01547 530744 and ask to speak to Sarah or Sheridan Swinson  or visit
25-26 August
Battle, Drill, March and Living History
A major presentation by The English Civil War Society
07-08 September
Walton Hall Gardens, Warrington
Skirmish, Drill and Living History
Presentation by  BaggageTrayne
27-29 September
Newark Civil War Centre
Schools Day, Drill and Living History
Presentation by Overtons Regiment
14-15 DecemberNewark Civil War Centre
Drill and Living History
Presentation by Overtons Regiment
Last Updated 09 July 2019

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