National Civil War Centre
Notice of reopening

Game Zone

‌‌Here you'll find games, quizzes, puzzles and colouring for all the family to enjoy!


  • Play our Sconce Invaders game to become a Royalist Musketeer, defending Newark from the advancing Parliamentarians during a siege! Fend off the forces of Parliament to save the town! (The controls are: Left and Right Arrow keys to move the player character and Spacebar to shoot. Escape can be used to pause the game.)

Interactive Quizzes

(NB These interactive PDFs work on laptops and some types of phones)

  • Do you have what it takes to be a Cavalryman for the King? Take our interactive Boye quiz to find out: Boye Interactive Quiz (PDF File, 1,609kb)
  • Do you have what it takes to be a Pikeman in the New Model Army? Take our interactive Blackjack quiz to find out: BlackJack Interactive Quiz (PDF File, 1,561kb)
  • Learn about the weird and wonderful religious sects of the 17th century and take our quiz to find out where you'd belong: Find Your 17th Century Tribe Quiz (PDF File, 1,723kb) 





Adult colouring

Enjoy colouring in these simple line drawings of some of Newark's sights!