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Monday, 9 February 2009

A very civil war

Enthusiasts are plotting a second battle of Weymouth after an explosive Civil War Re-enactment.
The Chapelhay Community Partnership (CCP) staged a ‘living history’ day retracing the events of February 1645 when the town was the scene for a clash in the war.
Organisers have hailed the event – including soldiers firing muskets, wreath laying and a mock trial – as a fantastic success.
Now they aim to hold a similar event again in future to build on the success of the English Civil War Siege and Battle of Weymouth.
READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Monday 9th February 2009

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