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


Friday 30th March - Sunday 15th April

Hear Civil War swordsmith superstar Andrea Ferrara tell all about his mysterious life and get armed to the hilt making your own (cardboard) sword, cannon and battle wound!

Saturday 21st April

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

Saturday 28th April, 2.30pm

Keith Dowen, Assistant Curator of Armour at the Royal Armouries, will examine the types of armour and weaponry used during the Civil Wars, as well as their origin and efficiency.

Sunday 6th - Monday 7th May

Over 300 re-enactors, live cannon fire and major living history displays across Newark!