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English Civil War Conference - 1643

Saturday 18th May 2019

The Friends of the National Civil War Centre and the Battlefields Trust present a conference examining the military events of the first part of 1643

The conference will be held at the National Civil War Centre, 14 Appleton Gate, Newark, NG24 1JY on 18 May 2019



1000 – 1020    Registration and tea/coffee

1020 – 1030    Welcome; Housekeeping.

1030 – 1050    Where 1642 Ended and What the Two Sides Needed to Do - Len Davis

1050 – 1150    The North (Fairfax’s V Newcastle) including the Battles of Seacroft Moor and Adwalton Moor – Dave Cooke

1150 – 1250    The South (Essex v The King) including the Siege of Reading and the Battle of Chalgrove – Simon Marsh

1250 – 1350    Lunch

1350 - 1510     The South West (Waller V Hopton) including the Battles of Lansdown Hill and Roundway Down – Chris Scott

1510 – 1530    Political Developments including the Peace Negotiations. - Len Davis

1530 – 1630    The Midlands and Newark including the First Siege of Newark and the Battles of Hopton Heath and Ancaster Heath – Kevin Winter

1630                Closing Remarks and Plans for Next Year


The cost including a buffet lunch is £45.

For members of the Battlefields Trust or Friends of the National Civil War Centre there is a reduced cost of £25 to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments.

Non-members who join the Friends on the day and pay by standing order will be given a refund and pay only the reduced amount.

To book a place at the Conference please complete the form at this LINK and return as directed.



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