Weymouth Gears Up for Civil War re-enactment this weekend

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By NewsPipe | Friday, February 15, 2013, 14:42

You might find yourself in the path of Roundheads and Cavaliers if you're in town this weekend. On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February, Weymouth sees a series of re-enactments of Civil War marches and battles that made up the Crabchurch Conspiracy of 1645.

Here's what's happening when:

Saturday 16th

11am - 4pm Living History of military and civil life in the 17th Century at the Old Town Hall

11am - 4pm Re-enactment of 17th Century march by Parliamentarian and Royalist Troops

12pm - 1pm Stuart Peachey talks about the Civil War at Pilgrim House, Hope Square

3pm - 3.30pm Battle on the Beach

4pm - 5pm Selwyn Williams talks about the Crabchurch Conspiracy at Pilgrim House.

7pm - Bay Theatre, Weymouth College hosts an evening of true Civil War stories with music from The Dolmen

Sunday 17th

11am - 1pm Living History of military and civil life in the 17th Century at the Old Town Hall

11am - 2.30pm Re-enactment of 17th Century march by Parliamentarian and Royalist Troops

You can find more information, including details of the march routes at The Old Town Hall website.

      

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