Liven up your bank holiday weekend with some battle, action and duelling as Peterborough recreates the English Civil War…


All this, plus family activities, site tours and our hands-on family dig will also be open throughout the weekend. There will also be tours of Flag Fen with our expert tour guides at 11.30am and 2pm each day.

It’s all happening Saturday May 2 – Bank Holiday Monday May 4, 10am – 5pm daily (last admission 4pm) with hourly shows and activities from 10.30am.

The timetable is as follows (for all three days):

10.00am: Open to the Public

10.30am: Drill Display & Children’s have a go drill (Main Arena)

11.15am: Introduction to the Civil War Talk (Bronze Age Roundhouse)

12.30pm: What did 17th century people eat? (Living History camp)

2pm: The Court Martial (Arena Building)

2.30pm Duel between officers (Main Arena)

3.00pm: 17th Century Surgery (Living History camp)

3.30pm: Civil War battle (Main Arena)

5.00pm: Close

Admission: £7 adults, £5 children/concessions, £18 families.

For more details call (01733) 864468 or visit Special event admission prices apply.


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