Battle of Alton

24 May 2020 11:00 AM to 25 May 2020 5:00 PM

English Civil War Society recreation of the Battle of Alton which took place on 13th December 1643 when William Waller's Parliamentarian army surprised and overwhelmed a Royalist force quartered in the town. A living history encampment consisting of woodworkers, scribes, suttlers, haberdashers and many other tents will be based in St Lawrence Churchyard while a re-enactment of the fighting will take place, culminating in the Royalist surrender in the church. The event starts at 11.00am each day in the town and the finale for both days is at 4.00 pm at St Lawrence Churchyard.

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Location : St Lawrence Churchyard, Alton

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Address of The Show

St Lawrence Churchyard, Church Street, Alton GU34 2BW

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