Battle of Nantwich 2018

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For over 40 years the faithful troops of The Sealed Knot have gathered in the historic town of Nantwich, Cheshire to re-enact the battle that took place in 1644, marking the end of the siege of the town during the English Civil War.

The impressive Soldiers Parade commences from Malbank School at 12:45 reaching the town center from 1pm and is followed by a wreath laying ceremony at 1:15 then the soldiers’ march to Mill Island a 1:30 ere the battle :re-enactment commences at 2pm.

Access to Mill Island to view the event costs £5 per family, £2 per adult and £1 per child (15 or under).

1.40pm – Troops arrive

1.50pm – Artillery Demo (BIG BANGS!)

2.00pm – Battle reenactment begins 

Other Events Around the Town

Nantwich Museum – 10am – 12.30pm

10.00am – Civil War tour

10.30 – 11.30am  – Musketry demonstration with Sealed Knot

11.30 – 12.30pm – 17th Century music from Forlorne Hope

Around Town – 10am – 12.30pm

Mollies / Plough Witches / Street entertainers

Doomsday Morris Dancers

Hog Roast

Book signing by Civil War authors at Nantwich Bookshop

Tours of St Mary’s Church Nantwich

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