If you’re not quite sure if you want to come and join us yet, but you’d really like to come and see us at an event as a member of the public first, why not have a look at the list of upcoming events we’ll be attending below?
If the title is in red you can click it and it will take you to a full blog post about that event. If the title is in black, we will soon have a blog post up about that event so check back soon to find out all the details. Further info regarding price, timings etc will be added to each event listed as and when the details are available.
Newcastle’s will be joining the rest of The Sealed Knot as we take to the field in Newark once again. Back for our third event in 4 years, it will be a large event with hundreds of troops on each side. We’ll be battling on what Dan Snow, TV Historian, recently called ‘Britain’s best 17th Century artillery fort’, the Queen’s sconce. It’s use in the Civil War was of huge importance so to be battling here is quite the honour.
We’ll have both Military and Civilian Living History camps set up to explore, various 17th Century people for you to chat to and a spectacular battle featuring pikes, muskets, drums, colours and artillery.
Time: 10:30am onwards, both days
Location: Queen’s Sconce, Devon Park, Newark, Notts, NG24 4AU
Cost: Free Event
Marston Moor Commemorative March, North Yorkshire: Sunday 1st July
This annual event will take place at Marston Moor once again to commemorate the battle that took place there on 2nd July 1644. It was a pivotal point of the war for the Marquess of Newcastle and his regiment so you will find many of us here to take part in the march.
The march will start in Tockwith and march to the obelisk on the battlefield, where there will be a short service, musket and cannon fire before marching on to the Village Hall in Long Marston.
Time: March off at 2:30pm
Location: Boot & Shoe Inn, Tockwith, YO26 7PR
Cost: Free. Public are encouraged to come and watch the march and attend the service but there is no public area or camp etc.
The Storming of Bolton, Bolton School, Greater Manchester: 7th & 8th July
You’ll find members of Newcastle’s taking part in this Heritage Lottery Funded event at Bolton School. Once again they’ll be plenty to see in the Living History camp, various members of the society to chat to, drill displays and a battle in the afternoon.
It’s set to be a fantastic event so if you’re in the area, make sure to come down and see what’s going on.
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton.
Cost: Free Event
Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Scotland: 28th & 29th July
A small number of Newcastle’s regiment will be joining other members of the society heading north of the border for an event at the beautiful Thirlestane Castle.
Naseby, Northamptonshire: 28th & 29th July
While some members of the regiment head north, others will be heading to the Midlands to take part in this large event held to commemorate the battle of Naseby that took place in 1645.
There’ll be a Living History Camp as well as the battle itself.
Ashby Castle, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire: 11th & 12th August
Claydon House, Buckinghamshire: 26th & 27th August
Stafford Castle: Sunday 9th September
Edgehill, Kineton Sports & Social Club, Warwickshire: 21st & 22nd October