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Welcome to Newcastle’s! We’re a regiment of the Sealed Knot Society, the largest re-enactment society in Europe. We take part in events up and down the country every year, depicting life in the 17th Century and putting on re-enactment battles of the English Civil  Wars which took place across the British Isles from 1642 to 1651.

We thought the best way to convey what we get up to and what we’re all about was to show you:

You can find out all about the history of the original and the modern day regiment, what we get up to as a re-enactment regiment and what we’ve got coming up, by exploring our site.

If you already know you want to come along, head to the Joining Us page to get the ball rolling.

We also update our Blog regularly with all sorts of interest posts ranging from Q&As with member of the regiment, round ups of the events we’ve been at and wider historical interest posts about life in the 17th Century.

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Throwing it right back to 1973 today. Taken at Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, 16 year old Simon (left) and 17 year old Dave (right) have gone on to be two of the longest serving members of the regiment. 45 years later, both are still in the regiment, they’ve both been CO of the regiment with Dave due to step down from the role in August and Simon is now Chair of the Society. Believe it or not, there were days before Newcastle’s famous white coats! Although Simon’s talking and Dave’s drinking so it goes to show some things never change... ... See MoreSee Less

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Unfortunately, due to illness this post will not be ready for this year. Will now have a whole year to do this incredible lady justice in time for International Women’s Day 2020!

#OnThisDay 1 March 1645 Royalist forces under Sir Marmaduke Langdale (left) defeated Parliamentary troops commanded by Colonel John Lambert (right) at Wentbridge in Yorkshire, temporarily raising the siege of Pontefract Castle. #EnglishCivilWar #OTD #17ThCentury

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All photos are by kind permission of members of the society, including the Sealed Knot Photography Team and members of the regiment.