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Event Series Event Series: Monmouth


May 1, 2023

The Sealed Knot – English Civil War re-enactment

Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May

The Sealed knot invites you to relive history at Monmouth showground this May bank holiday. Enter our authentic 17th Century encampment as we bring the siege of Monmouth to life. Meet the soldiers and discover what it might have been like in the army camp during the English civil war. The day finishes with a re-enacment of the Siege of Monmouth where the Parliment and Royalist forces battle for control of Monmouth.

From the food being cooked in camp to the drill of the armies brfore the battle with pike, usket, drums, horse and cannon, enjoy a fun day out for all the family as you watch the clash of arms between Royalist and Parliament.

With food traders and beer tent onsite as well as many local stalls, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this May Day.

Event Opening Times.

11am – 4pm each day

Performance Times

Living History from 11am each day, catch displays at the below times, accumulating in the grand battle

11:30 Infantry display of arms

12:30 Cavalry display of arms

13:30 Display of arms with children participation

14:15 Battle for Monmouth

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Monmouth Show Ground
The Monmouth Show ground
Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 4LG United Kingdom
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