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Marlborough Town Council
01672 512487 
  E-mail us  5 High Street, Marlborough, SN8 1AA   Weekdays 10am-4pm

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Events Calendar

Marlborough Under Attack - Civil War Re-enactment

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From Saturday 27 July 2019
To Sunday 28 July 2019

03-illchopyou-web-creditedtimetable - both days

11:00-17:00 - 17th Century Living History display of townspeople in Priory Gardens
11:00-16:00 - Living History re-enactors in the Merchant's House on the High Street

11:00-14:45 - see the Royalist gun battery being put in position on the Common - displays of drill by the troops
15:00-16:00 The Battle of Marlborough on the Common
16:15-17:00 - see the Royalist gun battery on the Common

saturday only

11:00-11:30 - religious debate in St Mary's Church

The event in St Mary's Church is proposed as a performance of sermons from a Puritan and a Ranter or a Laudian priest, with a question and answer session covering the various sects and explaining the religious divide during the period of the Civil War


11:00 - wreath laying on the High Street at the blue plaque commemorating the battle (outside the Castle & Ball Hotel)

Anyone wishing to watch this battle does so entirely voluntarily, and it is a condition of entry that neither the organisers, the English Civil War Society, the King's Army nor the Roundhead Association can be held in any way responsible for any damage, loss or injury, however caused.  Loud noises and explosions may form part of the display.  Nobody is to cross any barriers at any time without authority.  Children, dependents, vulnerable persons and animals must be kept under control at all times
Visit the English Civil War Society's event page here


thank you to our sponsors

Community events like this just wouldn't be possible without the support and generous donations from sponsors, and our thanks go to:

Wiltshire CouncilMarlborough History Society -  Grist EnvironmentalWaitroseRick Stein - Marlborough Rotary
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