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

Pikes and Plunder Annual Civil War Festival

Sunday 5th & Monday 6th May

Hundreds of Civil War re-enactors will descend on the historic town of Newark this early May bank holiday! Visit on Sunday 5th and Monday 6th May to see the clock turned back to the mid-17th century for the 5th Annual Pikes and Plunder Civil War Festival. The remarkable Queen's Sconce - built in 1644 - will be the stunning venue for musket fire and fighting, whilst Newark Castle hosts major living history displays, bringing the period vividly back to life. Plus, more events will be held throughout the town ensuring that this is an unmissable bank holiday weekend for all!