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National Civil War Centre

Submitted on 12 March 2015 by Helen Crossland

The National Civil War Centre is due to open in the Old Magnus buildings on Appletongate, Newark, on Sunday 3rd May.

There will be a weekend of exciting events, including historical re-enactments of civil war battle scenes at Sconce and Devon Park, as well as Newark Castle.

Visitors will be able to revisit the Royalists' campaign to hold the Queen's Sconce earth fort against Parliamentary and Scottish enemies.  Other troops will face each other over the River Trent at the Castle.