Siege of Bolsover Castle

It’s the Civil War and the Duke of Newcastle is nervously awaiting the Parliamentarian armies to arrive at the doorstep of his home at Bolsover Castle...

This June, we are re-enacting the dreaded 1644 siege of Bolsover Castle. See the soldiers prepare for battle as they sharpen their swords, prepare their muskets and fight for king and country. Hear the thunder of canons and experience a real piece of history as the two armies clashes.

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