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Timetable of Events

Saturday 14th June
10.30am – 5pm Cloister Garden – Display camp and 17th Century life.
Market Lane: The 'Hub' – Artisans, traders and craftspeople.
Market Lane: Borough Arms Skittle Alley – Barber Surgeon.
Market Cross – Lodging of colours, recruiting parties and artisans.
11am St Aldhelm's Mead – Artillery talk by Roger Emmerson, General of Artillery: 17th Century Ordinance. Your chance to look at the cannons and find out when they were used and how they operate.
12noon Cloister Gardens – Children's drill session – take part and get a certificate!
12.30pm Market Cross – Presentation of Col Devereux's standard to the town by the Regiment. It will be accepted by the Mayor and town councillors, attend by Sponsors and other VIPs.
1pm Cloister Gardens Officers dining and food demonstration.
2.30pm Market Cross – Soldiers gather to march to St Aldhelm's Mead.
3pm Skirmish on St Aldhelm's Mead – Colonel Nicholas Devereux's Regiment of Foote.
3.45pm Army marches off!
Sunday 15th June
10.30am – 4pm Cloister Garden – Display camp and 17th Century life.
Market Lane: The 'Hub' – Artisans, traders and craftspeople.
Market Lane: Borough Arms Skittle Alley – Barber Surgeon.
Market Cross – Lodging of colours, recruiting parties and artisans.
11am St Aldhelm's Mead – Artillery talk by Roger Emmerson, General of Artillery: 17th Century Ordinance. Your chance to look at the cannons and find out when they were used and how they operate.
12noon Cloister Gardens – Children's drill session – take part and get a certificate!
1pm Cloister Gardens Officers dining and food demonstration.
2.30pm Market Cross – Soldiers gather to march to St Aldhelm's Mead.
3pm Skirmish on St Aldhelm's Mead – Colonel Nicholas Devereux's Regiment of Foote.
3.45pm Army marches off!

All timings are approximate, and events may be subject to change.

Photographs and video recording at events may be taken. If you object to being photographed or recorded at any of our events, please contact the organisers of The Living History Weekend.

Sky Vision will be filming during the weekend. Please click here to see their notice and contact information.

The Warden and Freemen office in Market Lane will be open with various artefacts on display, including the ‘Birds-Eye View’ map.
Open 11am-1pm and 3pm-4.30pm on each day – 14th and 15th June.

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