Monday, 1 October 2012

Besieged at Basing House

Basingstoke area Basing House 11:00am Saturday 13 Oct 2012 to Sunday 14 Oct 2012 Come and see the Marquess of Winchester's Regiment of the English Civil War Society await the final attack from the besieging parliamentarians forces. Walk through the encampment of the Royalist defenders, see the soldiers prepare for their last stand with a drill display of pike and musket. Watch the camp followers prepare and feed the soldiers, the forge working on the weapons and the surgeon readying himself for the casualties of the final onslaught. Children's drill and learning trail will be available for the young to explore the history of the civil war. Open 11am - 4pm. Cost: Ad£5, Conc £4.50, Ch £4, F £14 Venue: Basing House Telephone: 01256 463965

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