First Battle of Newbury 1643 – 375th anniversary event

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th June 2018

The English Civil War Society will be re-enacting some of the key events during the first battle of Newbury. This will be on the lower slopes of Round Hill to the west of Newbury. There will be infantry, cavalry and artillery displays during each morning prior to the main battle in the afternoons. Also, there will be living history displays from 11.00 a.m.–5.00 p.m. demonstrating seventeenth century crafts and activities, as well as Parliament’s artillery battery.


The Trust events team will be in attendance, so please come along and say ‘Hello’.

The Battlefields Resource Centre