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Elizabeth Cromwell Remembered- The Sealed Knot comes to Northborough

September 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am - September 24, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Elizabeth Cromwell Remembered- The Sealed Knot comes to Northborough


A salute to Elizabeth Cromwell

The sound of drums rolls across the village as the Parliament army returns to Northborough to pay tribute to Elizabeth Cromwell, widow of Oliver Cromwell.

March with Colonel John Pickering’s Regiment of Foote to St Andrew’s Church to lay a wreath on Elizabeth’s burial place.

Advance to Northborough Primary School playing field to immerse yourself in 17th century life.

Experience Living History, meet the soldiers and see up close the weapons, clothing and equipment used in the military campaigns of over 400 years ago.

Watch displays of Pike, Drums and musketry- perhaps even look out for the odd Royalist spy..

ticket per day – £8.00 – Children under 12 free- available at:

Under 12’s are free but must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Food and refreshments for sale on site, fully accessible toilet facilities and parking….(TBA)

St. Andrew’s Church will be open free of charge and tea and cakes will be on sale on the Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

The Cromwell Museum in Huntingdon will also be at the event with artefacts from the Civil War period and lots of other books and information. Stuart Orme, the Museum’s Curator will give a talk in St Andrew’s Church on Saturday evening at 7 pm tickets on the door.


September 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am
September 24, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


Northborough Primary School
Church Street, Northborough, Peterborough, PE6 9BN
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