National Civil War Centre
National Civil War Trail - includes app store logos


Saturday 20th January 2:30pm - 4pm

The event marks the publication of a new book of essays by leading historians reevaluating the life of John Lilburne.

Saturday 3rd February, 2pm

Professor Nicholas Saunders, from the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at Bristol University, presents a talk inspired by his upcoming book Desert Insurgency: T.E. Lawrence, Archaeology and the Arab Revolt.

Saturday 17th February

Watch a real soldier prepare for battle. Learn about Civil War weapons and hear stories from the front line.

‌Saturday 10th - Sunday 25th February

Most 17th century soldiers were men but a few courageous women risked it all, donned men’s clothes and took to the battlefield.  Meet a gallant she-soldier and hear why she went to war for love. You can also plant a potted potion to help friendship grow and create a love token inspired by our collection.