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
Book signing by Civil War authors at Nantwich Bookshop
Tours of St Mary’s Church Nantwich
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