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Battle of Cheriton - a multi-period journey through history!

Saturday 27 July 

Sunday 28 July



Experience history through the ages at this multi-period re-enactment event.

The viewing activities will centre on a series of re-enactments demonstrating the development of Warfare through the ages from medieval knights to American Civil War Yankees and Rebels. The military viewing activities will comprise three principle elements:

  • A series of Living History camps which you can tour, view and engage re-enactors to see, feel and experience life in the Middle Ages, the seventeenth Century (Civil War) and the eighteenth Century (Napoleonic and American Civil War Periods)
  • Arena displays, throughout the day with drill displays and skirmishes in the main arena
  • Battle re-enactments

The centrepiece of the day is large scale re-creation of the Battle of Cheriton by The Sealed Knot, Cheriton was a key battle in the English Civil Wars and was fought 375 years ago. The re-enactment is taking place on the original battlefield!

There will also be:

  • Have-a-go Archery (with the Alton and Fourmarks Archery Club)
  • Charity craft stalls - Naomi House, Royal British Legion, Help for Heroes etc

The site will offer a selection of food and drink outlets, being provided by professional event caterers and an excellent beer tent selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

The show will be open both days from 10.30hrs until 16.30hrs and comprise viewing and participation activities for all of the family.  The audience profile is definitely family-orientated with a range of activities to give visitors a really full day of entertainment.






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