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ACWS Events for 2017 - (See ACWS Events Page for more info.)

May 6-7 - KELHAM HALL, Notts

Kelham Hall & Country Park, Main Road, Kelham, NEWARK, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5QX.
Preparation event for the International later in the year.
Location: NG23 5QX Google Maps

May 13-14 - MARBURY, Cheshire

Full Society event at Marbury Merry Days, Hollins Lane, Marbury, nr Whitchurch, Cheshire, SY13 4LN.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY with infantry & artillery.
Location: SY13 4LN Google Maps

June 17-18 - SEDGEFIELD, Co Durham

Full society event at Frontline Sedgefield held at Hardwick Hall East Park, Sedgefield, Co Durham, TS21 2DN.
FRIDAY is schools day, SATURDAY & SUNDAY are for Living History and Drill/Firing Displays.
Location: TS21 2DN Google Maps

July 8-9 - DRAYCOTT, Staffordshire

Full Society Event at St Margaret's Summer Fayre, Highfield Farm, Uttoxeter Road, Draycott-in-the-Moors, ST11 9AE.
Parade on the SATURDAY pm, evening local rock group with bar and barbecue.
Infantry drill display, kids drill and short infantry only skirmish on the SUNDAY.
Location: ST11 9AE. Google Maps

July 29-30 - HECKINGTON, Lincs

Full Society Event at Heckington Show, Hall Grounds, Heckington, Sleaford, Lincs NG34 9RP.
Their website states that they are "The Largest Village Show in England." ACWS is part of their "Heritage Area" displays.
Camping from Friday to Monday.
On Saturday evening there is a Firework Concert from 7pm with a tribute band Queen II.
Living History, drill and firing displays on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: NE34 9RP. Google Maps

August 12-13 - SPETCHLEY, Worcs

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

August 26-28 - OULTON PARK, Cheshire

Living History only Bank Holiday Weekend at Oulton Park Circuit, Little Budworth, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 9BW.
This is a Multi-Period event with Historic Classic Car Racing on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.
Living History on SATURDAY, SUNDAY & MONDAY.
Location: CW6 9BW. Google Maps

September 2-3 - EARLS BARTON, Northants

Full Society multi-period event at The Midlands History Festival 2017, Earls Barton, Northampton.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY with infantry & artillery.
Location Maps: NN6 0EP Google Maps

September 23-24 - KELHAM HALL, Notts

International event at Kelham Hall & Country Park, Main Road, Kelham, NEWARK, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5QX. For more information please click here.
Location: NG23 5QX. Google Maps

ACWS Events for 2016 - (See ACWS Events Page for more info.)

May 7-8 - AVONCROFT MUSEUM

Full Society Training Event at Avoncroft Museum, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR.
Members camping from Friday 4pm to Monday morning. Members need to bring their own firewood.
Location: B60 4JR Google Maps

May 21-22 - MOIRA, Leics

Small Society event at Moira Canal Festival, Moira Furnace Museum, Furnace Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Leics, DE12 6AT
Members camping from Friday to Sunday.
Living History, drill and firing display on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location: DE12 6AT Google Maps

June 11-12 - SEDGEFIELD, Co Durham

Full society event at Frontline Sedgefield held at Hardwick Hall East Park, Sedgefield, Co Durham, TS21 2DN.
Members camping from Friday to Sunday.
FRIDAY is schools day, SATURDAY & SUNDAY are for Living History and Drill/Firing Displays.
Location: TS21 2DN Google Maps

June 25-26 - BANBURY, Oxfordshire

Full society event at Banbury Steam Fair, held at Smiths Field, Milton Road, Bloxham, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4HD.
Members camping from Friday p.m. to Monday a.m.
Living History and skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: OX15 4HD Google Maps

July 3 - MARKET BOSWORTH, Leics

Full Society event at a site in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13 0HR.
Members camping from Friday until Monday morning.
Living history with two short infantry only skirmishes.
Location: CV13 0HR Google Maps

July 9-10 - REMPSTONE, LEICS.

Full society event at the Rempstone Steam and Country Show, at Turn Post Farm, East Road, Wymeswold, Leicestershire, LE12 6ST.
Members camping from Friday to Monday morning.
Living History and two Skirmishes on both SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: LE12 6ST. Google Maps

August 13-14 - SPETCHLEY

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
Members camping available Friday afternoon through Monday morning.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

August 27-28 - TILSTON, CHESHIRE

Full Society event at Tilston Wakes Country Fair The Playing Field, Church Road, Tilston, Malpass, Cheshire, SY14 7HB.
Members camping available Friday afternoon through Monday morning.
Living History and firing displays on SATURDAY & SUNDAY, with skirmish on SUNDAY.
Location: SY14 7HB. Google Maps

September 3-4 - SHAKERSTONE. Leics

Full Society event at Shackerstone Festival, Barton Lane, Congerstone, Leicestershire, CV13 6NB.
Members camping from Friday to Monday morning.
Living History, two skirmishes per day, plus arena cavalry display, all on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location: CV13 6NB. Google Maps

September 24-25 - KELHAM HALL, Notts

Full Society event at Kelham Hall & Country Park, Main Road, Kelham, NEWARK, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5QX.
Members camping from Friday.
More Details to follow.
Location: NG23 5QX. Google Maps

ACWS Events for 2015

April 11-12th - BRUNTINGTHORPE

Full Society Training Weekend (Infantry, Cavalry & Artillery), Federal and Confederate, at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Bath Lane, Lutterworth, Leics. LE17 5QS.
Safety Training, Drill Practice etc on SATURDAY and SUNDAY. Public access to Living History on SUNDAY.
Location Maps: LE17 5QS Google Maps

May 24-25th - SEWERBY HALL

Full Society Event (Infantry, Cavalry & Artillery) on Spring Bank Holiday Weekend at Sewerby Hall, Bridlington, North Yorkshire, YO15 1EA.
Members camping available from Friday 4pm until Tuesday morning.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY
Location Maps: YO15 1EA Google Maps

June 13-14th - AVONCROFT MUSEUM

Full Society event at Avoncroft Museum, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR.
Members camping from Friday 4pm to Monday morning.
Living History with two short skirmishes on both SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Maps: B60 4JR Google Maps

July 11-12th - REMPSTONE, LEICS.

Full society event (Infantry & Artillery) at the Rempstone Steam and Country Show, at Turn Post Farm, East Road, Wymeswold, Leicestershire, LE12 6ST.
Members camping from Friday 12 noon to Monday morning.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Maps: LE12 6ST Google Maps

July 25th - STOCKPORT

Small event on SATURDAY ONLY at the Stockport Carnival Parade. ACWS is to take part in the parade which begins from Belmont Way (SK4 1QX) in the town at 1.00 pm and makes its way to Woodbank Park arriving about 2.00 pm.
Location Maps: SK4 1QX Google Maps

August 2nd - WREXHAM, N WALES

Full society event (Infantry & Artillery) at Bersham Heritage Centre, Bersham Rd, Wrexham, Clwyd, LL14 4HT.
Members camping from mid-day Friday until Sunday. Free day SATURDAY.
Living History, Artillery Display, and Skirmish on SUNDAY only.
Location Maps: LL14 4HT Google Maps

August 9th - SHEFFIELD

Small society event on SUNDAY ONLY. Multi-period event organised by Howard Giles of Eventplan at the Lowedges Festival in Greenhill Park, Gresley Road, Sheffield S8 7HN. It is open to the public from 12.00 noon to 5.00 pm.
Location Maps: S8 7HN Google Maps

August 15-16th - SPETCHLEY MULTI-PERIOD

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
Members camping available Friday afternoon through Monday morning.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Maps: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

September 5-6th - TATTON, Cheshire

Full society event (Infantry & Artillery) at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Members camping in usual places from Friday 4pm until Monday morning.
Living History and two Skirmishes on both SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Location Maps: WA16 6QN Google Maps

ACWS Events for 2014 - (See ACWS Events Page for more info.)

April 5-6th - CONFEDERATE TRAINING WEEKEND

Confederate Training Weekend at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Members camping available from Friday 3pm until Sunday.
Private training on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Maps: WA16 6QN Google Maps

May 25-26th - TATTON, Cheshire

Full society event (Infantry & Artillery) at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Members camping available from Friday until Tuesday.
Living History and Battles on SUNDAY & MONDAY.
Location Maps: WA16 6QN Google Maps

June 21-22nd - CASTLE BYTHAM, Lincs

Full Society event (Infantry & Artillery) at St Martins, Castle Bytham, near Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4RH.
Members camping available from Friday until Monday morning.
Living History, drill displays and parade on SATURDAY; same plus Skirmish on SUNDAY.
Location Maps: Castle Bytham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4RH Google Maps

August 16-17th - SPETCHLEY MULTI-PERIOD

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
Members camping available Friday through Monday.
Unfortunately, there are NO DOGS ALLOWED at this event.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

August 24-25th - INGLETON, North Yorks

Full Society event (Infantry & Artillery) in stunning surroundings on the edge of the Yorkshire moors at Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3ET.

Members camping available from Friday afternoon until Monday morning.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: LA6 3ET. Google Maps

September 20-21st - AVONCROFT MUSEUM

Full Society event (Infantry, Cavalry & Artillery) at Avoncroft Museum, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, B60 4JR.

Members camping available from Friday until Monday. Cavalry to be self funded.
Living History and two Skirmishes each day on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location: B60 4JR. Google Maps

ACWS Events for 2013 - (See ACWS Events Page for more info.)

April 13-14th - CONFEDERATE TRAINING WEEKEND

Confederate Training Weekend at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Members camping available from Friday 3pm until Sunday.
Private training on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Maps: WA16 6QN Google Maps

May 11-12th - MARBURY, Cheshire

Full Society event (Infantry & Artillery) at Marbury Merry Day, Marbury, nr Whitchurch, Cheshire, SY13 4LN.
Members camping available from Friday afternoon until Monday morning.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Maps: SY13 4LN Google Maps

July 6-7th - TATTON, Cheshire

Full society event (Infantry & Artillery) at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Members camping available from Friday.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Maps: WA16 6QN Google Maps

July 27-28th - EAST PARK, HULL

Full Society Event (Infantry & Artillery) as part of a multi-period event at the Hull Veterans Weekend, East Park, Holderness Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU8 8JU.
Members camping available Friday afternoon.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY, including Mounted Cavalry.
Location Maps: HU8 8JU Google Maps

August 17-18th - SPETCHLEY MULTI-PERIOD

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
Members camping available Friday through Monday.
Unfortunately, there are NO DOGS ALLOWED at this event.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

August 17-18th - HAMILTON, Scotland

Scottish Festival of History at the Grand Avenue of Chatelherault, in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 7UE, the magnificent 18th century hunting lodge of the Duke of Hamilton.
Living History and Drill on SATURDAY & SUNDAY. Infantry only.

Location: ML3 7UE. Google Maps

September 14-15th - INGLETON, North Yorks

Full Society event (Infantry & Artillery) in stunning surroundings on the edge of the Yorkshire moors at Ingleton, North Yorkshire.

Members camping available from Friday afternoon until Monday morning.
Living History and Skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

ACWS Events for 2012 - (See ACWS Events Page for more info.)

March 31st - April 1st - CONFEDERATE TRAINING WEEKEND

Confederate Training Weekend at at the Yorkshire Farming Museum, Murton Park, Murton Lane, Murton, York, YO19 5UF.
There are excellent facilities on site, flushing loos, water cafe and an area for family camping.
Location Maps: YO19 5UF Google Maps

May 6-7th - SEWERBY HALL

May Bank Holiday Weekend. Sewerby Hall, Bridlington, North Yorkshire, YO15 1EA.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY
Location Maps: YO15 1EA Google Maps

June 16-17 - MORLEY

The Cricket Club, Scatcherd Lane, Morley, West Yorkshire, LS27 0JJ.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Maps: LS27 0JJ Google Maps

June 24th - KIPLIN HALL

One day event at Kiplin Hall, Near Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 6AT. We may use the house for scenarios and may be a prelude to a full event in 2013.
Living History and Drill Displays on SUNDAY.
Location Map: DL10 6AT Google Maps

July 7-8th - TATTON OLD HALL, Cheshire

Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Living History on SATURDAY. Living History, Firing Displays and Battles SUNDAY & BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY.
Location Map: WA16 6QN Google Maps

July 28-29th - EAST PARK, HULL

Full Society Event as part of a multi-period event at the Hull Veterans Weekend, East Park, Holderness Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU8 8JU.
Members camping available Friday afternoon until Monday. Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Maps: HU8 8JU Google Maps

August 18-19th - SPETCHLEY PARK, WORCESTER

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

August 26-27th- NORFOLK PARK, SHEFFIELD

Possible Bank Holiday Multi-Period event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield, S2 2RU.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY.
Location Map: S2 2RU Google Maps

September 15-16th - INGLETON

Small event in stunning surroundings on the edge of the Yorkshire moors at Waterfalls Field, Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3EP.
Displays on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Maps: LA6 3EP Google Maps

January 2012

Captain Andy Shaw has resigned his position as Captain and Commanding Officer of the unit. First Sergeant Mike Bussey is now confirmed as regimental commanding officer.

Events for 2011

16-17th April - CONFEDERATE TRAINING WEEKEND

Confederate Training Weekend at at the Yorkshire Farming Museum, Murton Park, Murton Lane, Murton, York, YO19 5UF.
There are excellent facilities on site, flushing loos, water cafe and an area for family camping.
Location Maps: YO19 5UF Google Maps

29-30th May - TATTON OLD HALL, Cheshire

Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Living History on SATURDAY. Living History, Firing Displays and Battles SUNDAY & BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY.
Location Map: WA16 6QN Google Maps

30-31st July - EAST PARK, HULL

Full Society Event as part of a multi-period event at the Hull Veterans Weekend, East Park, Holderness Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU8 8JU.
Members camping available Friday afternoon until Monday. Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Maps: HU8 8JU Google Maps

2-3rd July - CUSWORTH HALL

Full Society event at Cusworth Hall, Cusworth Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7TU.
Living History (10.00-17.00) and Battles at 14.30 on SATURDAY & SUNDAY. Mounted cavalry are hoping to be in attendance.
Location Maps: DN5 7TU Google Maps

20-21st August - SPETCHLEY PARK, WORCESTER

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

28-29th August - NORFOLK PARK, SHEFFIELD

Possible Bank Holiday Multi-Period event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield, S2 2RU.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY.
Location Map: S2 2RU Google Maps

3-4th September - ETRURIA INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM, STOKE

Etruria Industrial Museum, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 7AF.
Living History, drill and possibly firing displays on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
Location Map: ST4 7AF Google Maps

17-18th September - INGLETON

Small event in stunning surroundings on the edge of the Yorkshire moors at Waterfalls Field, Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3EP.
Displays on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Maps: LA6 3EP Google Maps

Events for 2010

2-3 May - ROCKINGHAM CASTLE

Full ACWS event at Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, near Corby, LE16 8TH. Click here for Rockingham Castle venue details.
Displays on SUNDAY and Bank Holiday MONDAY
Location Map: LE16 8TH Google Maps

30-31 May - SEWERBY HALL
Spring Bank Holiday Weekend. Sewerby Hall, Bridlington, North Yorkshire.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY

Location Maps: YO15 1EA MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

19-20 June - STANFORD HALL, Leics
Full ACWS event at Stanford Hall, nr Stanford-on-Avon, Leicestershire, (M1 J19).
Private events on SATURDAY and Public Battle on SUNDAY.
Location Maps: NN6 6JR MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

29-30 August - SHEFFIELD, South Yorks
August Bank Holiday event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield, S2 2RB.
Sheffield City Council event with EventPlan staging Multi-Period displays again as part of the Sheffield Fayre.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY. Full ACWS event.
Directions:
From the North, East or South: M1 Junction 33, then A630/A5/A61S to city centre via Sheffield Parkway.
From the West: A57 to city centre.
From city centre: From the main Park Square roundabout (off Sheffield Parkway) take the A61(S) (Sheaf Street), past the railway station. Bear left, still on the A61(S) into Suffolk Road, then straight over the next roundabout past MacDonalds and up Farm Road. Turn next left into Park Grange Road under the Metro, then proceed up the hill until you see the park signs.
Location Maps: S2 2RB MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

11-12 September - TATTON, Cheshire
Full ACWS event at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Displays SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Location Maps: WA16 6QN MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

April 2009

Corporal Nick Dawson has resigned his position of Corporal. Shane Keenan has been promoted to Corporal and will replace Corporal Dawson.

Events for 2009

3-4th May - ROCKINGHAM CASTLE

Full ACWS event with SoSkAn at Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, near Corby, LE16 8TH. Click here for Rockingham Castle venue details. Click here for Rockingham Castle arrival and departure instructions (PDF).
Displays on SUNDAY and Bank Holiday MONDAY
Location Map: LE16 8TH Google Maps

30-31st May - HORNBY CASTLE, Lancs
EVENT CANCELLED by organiser due to lack of funding.

7th June - HADFIELD, Derbyshire
This event is at Hadfield Carnival, Glossopdale Community College, off Newshaw Lane, Hadfield, Nr. Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 2AT.
Displays on SUNDAY only.
Location Maps: SK13 2DA StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

20-21st June - STANFORD HALL, Leics
Full ACWS event at Stanford Hall, nr Stanford-on-Avon, Leicestershire, (M1 J19).
Private events on SATURDAY and Public Battle on SUNDAY.
Location Maps: NN6 6JR MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

4th July - MARKET DEEPING, Lincs
This event is in Glebe Park and John Eve Field (opposite Tescos), Godsey Lane, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire for this July 4th weekend.
Living History and displays from 10 AM on the Saturday, plus parade and battle.
Displays on SATURDAY only.
Location Maps: (PE6 8UD) or Google Maps

11th July - HINGHAM, South Norfolk
Full ACWS event at the Abraham Lincoln Bi-Centenary Celebration, Hingham, South Norfolk, a delightful village.
In the 1600s, villagers left Hingham to sail to the New World. Among them was Samuel Lincoln, ancestor of the 16th US President.
There is to be a Memorial Service in the church on Sunday afternoon to which ACWS members are encouraged to attend.
Displays on SATURDAY only.
Location Lincoln Hall, Hingham, Maps: Google Maps

8-9th August - CUSWORTH HALL
Full ACWS event at Cusworth Hall, Cusworth Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7TU. The Museum is located 2 miles north of Doncaster, off the A638 Doncaster to Wakefield Road. It is signposted from the A1 and A638.
Displays on SATURDAY and SUNDAY
Location Maps: DN5 7TU MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

30-31st August - SHEFFIELD, South Yorks
August Bank Holiday event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield, S2 2RB.
Sheffield City Council event with EventPlan staging Multi-Period displays again as part of the Sheffield Fayre.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY. Full ACWS event.
Directions:
From the North, East or South: M1 Junction 33, then A630/A5/A61S to city centre via Sheffield Parkway.
From the West: A57 to city centre.
From city centre: From the main Park Square roundabout (off Sheffield Parkway) take the A61(S) (Sheaf Street), past the railway station. Bear left, still on the A61(S) into Suffolk Road, then straight over the next roundabout past MacDonalds and up Farm Road. Turn next left into Park Grange Road under the Metro, then proceed up the hill until you see the park signs.
Location Maps: S2 2RB MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

12-13th September - TATTON, Cheshire
Full ACWS event at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Displays SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Location Maps: WA16 6QN MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

Events for 2008

3-5 May - ROCKINGHAM CASTLE
Call To Arms Multi-Period Event - History Fair at Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, near Corby, LE16 8TH.
Displays SATURDAY, SUNDAY and Bank Holiday MONDAY
Location Map: LE16 8TH Google Maps

25-26 May - SEWERBY HALL
Spring Bank Holiday Weekend. Sewerby Hall, Bridlington, North Yorkshire.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY

Location Maps: YO15 1EA MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

31 May - 1 June - HORNBY CASTLE
Multi-period event at the 5th Hornby Castle Military Weekend. Organised by the South Cumbria and North Lancs. MVT. This is held in the beautiful surroundings of Hornby Castle, about 8 miles east of Lancaster, Lancashire, on the A683. This is mostly 1940s war time displays of vehicles, re-enactment and living history, but open to all aspects of history re-enactment, ancient and modern. For publicity poster click here.
Small ACWS event with living history and skirmish displays.
Location: LA2 8JU MultiMap.com or Google Maps

28-29 June - STANFORD HALL
Stanford Hall, nr Stanford-on-Avon, Leicestershire (M1 J19).
Private Tactical in the woods on SATURDAY. Public access and Battle on SUNDAY only.
Location Map: NN6 6JR Google Maps

12-13 July - CUSWORTH HALL
Event at Cusworth Hall, Cusworth Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7TU. The Museum is located 2 miles north of Doncaster, off the A638 Doncaster to Wakefield Road. It is signposted from the A1 and A638.
Links to Official Site & Doncater Tourism Site & Unofficial Site
Displays on SATURDAY and SUNDAY
Location Maps: DN5 7TU MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

16-17 August - GUNPOWDER MILLS
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex
Please note there are NO DOGS ALLOWED on site at the Gunpowder Mills.
Battles on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Map: Google Maps

24-25 August - SHEFFIELD
August Bank Holiday event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield, S2 2RB.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY
Location Maps: S2 2RB MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

20-21st September - TATTON OLD HALL

Event at Tatton Old Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN.
Further details will be posted later when available.

Location Maps: WA16 6QN MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

Events for 2007

June 23-24 - BLOXHAM STEAM FAIR
ACWS members have been invited to this SoSkAn event at Bloxham Steam Fair near Banbury, Oxfordshire.
Camping from Friday PM. Battles SATURDAY and SUNDAY afternoons.
Location Maps: OX15 4HD MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

July 14-15 - STANFORD HALL
Stanford Hall, nr Stanford-on-Avon, Leicestershire (M1 J19).
Private Tactical in the woods on SATURDAY. Public access and Battle on SUNDAY only.
Location Map: NN6 6JR Google Maps

July 28-29 - HARPERLEY POW CAMP
Harperley POW Camp, Firtree, nr. Crook, County Durham. The Camp housed hundreds of German prisoners of war from 1944 to 1948.
Located on a hill above the River Wear approximately 250m West of the A68 & A689 junction.
Location Maps: MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

August 18-19 - GUNPOWDER MILLS
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex
Please note there are NO DOGS ALLOWED on site at the Gunpowder Mills.
Battles on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Map: Google Maps

26-27 August - SHEFFIELD
August Bank Holiday event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield, S2 2RB.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY
Location Maps: S2 2RB MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

Events for 2006

Apr 30 - May 1 - DODDINGTON
Washbrook Farm, Benwick Road, Doddington, nr March, Cambridgeshire.
Battles on SUNDAY and MONDAY.
Location Map: PE15 0TY Google Maps

May 28-29 - SEWERBY HALL
Spring Bank Holiday Weekend. Sewerby Hall, Bridlington, North Yorkshire.
Battles on SUNDAY and MONDAY.
Location Maps: YO15 1EA Google Maps

July 1-2 - BLAENAU FFESTINIOG
Event in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales.
Battle on SUNDAY only
Location Map: Google Maps

July 15-16 - STANFORD HALL
Stanford Hall, nr Stanford-on-Avon, Leicestershire (M1 J19).
Private Tactical in the woods on SATURDAY. Public access and Battle on SUNDAY only.
Location Map: NN6 6JR Google Maps

5-6 August - WHITCHURCH
Members only event at Maltkiln Farm, Ightfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire, about 20 miles west of J15/16 M6.
We intend to take advantage of the absence of any public and set up some special scenarios which would be difficult to do at a normal event.
Location Maps: SY13 4NX MultiMap.com or Google Maps

August 19-20 - GUNPOWDER MILLS
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex
Please note there are NO DOGS ALLOWED on site at the Gunpowder Mills.
Battles on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
Location Map: Google Maps

27-28 August - SHEFFIELD
August Bank Holiday event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield, S2 2RB.
Displays on SUNDAY and MONDAY
Location Maps: S2 2RB MultiMap.com or StreetMap.co.uk or Google Maps

August 2005

Corporal Gareth Knight has been relieved of his position of Corporal due to non-attendance in 2005. A replacement will be needed for next season. Candidates should apply to Captain Shaw or Sergeant Bussey.

Events for 2005

April 23-24- WREST PARK
Crimean War Impression - English Heritage Event - at Wrest Park, Bedfordshire
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May 1-2 - DODDINGTON
Washbrook Farm, Benwick Road, Doddington, nr March, Cambridgeshire. Battles on Sunday and Monday.

June 25-26 - PETERBOROUGH
The Embankment, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Battles on Saturday at 5 pm and Sunday at 4 pm.

July 9-10 - BLAENAU FFESTINIOG
Small regimental event in North West Wales. 19th Indiana & 69th New York are representing the Federals. Confederates to be decided.

July 16-17 - STANFORD HALL
Stanford Hall, nr Stanford-on-Avon, Leicestershire (M1 J19). ACWS 30th Birthday celebration event

August 6-7 - GUNPOWDER MILLS
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex. Battles on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at about 3 pm.

August 13-14- KELMARSH HALL
Crimean War Impression - English Heritage Event - Festival of History, at Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire
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August 20-21 - WICKSTEED PARK
Wicksteed Park, Barton Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Battles on Saturday & Sunday afternoon.

August 28-29 - SHEFFIELD
August Bank Holiday event at Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield. Battles on Sunday and Monday afternoon.

September 10-11 - WITTON CASTLE
Witton Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Battles on saturday and sunday afternoon.

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April 2003

Congratulations to Gareth Knight who has been promoted to the position of Second Corporal, Co.E., First Tennessee Volunteer Infantry .

So the revised command structure for 2003 will be as follows:-

  • Captain Andy Shaw
  • First Sergeant Mike Bussey
  • Corporal Nick Dawson

Click here to see the full list of members of the 1st Tennessee.

June 2002

Corporal Graeme Murgatroyd announced that he wishes to step down from the position of Corporal and hand over to a fresher face. Graeme will continue in the role until a replacement is found and he will continue as company clerk. The Company is looking for candidates to fill the vacant position. So far Graham Beattie, Robert Evans, Adam Knight, Gareth Knight and Tom Wheeley have expressed their interest in the position.

March 2002
Following the latest meeting of the Confederate Officers and Senior NCO's, Sergeant Mike Bussey has been promoted to First Sergeant, of the First Company, consisting of the 1st Tennessee and the 18th Virginia.

So the revised command structure for 2002 will be as follows:-

  • Captain Andy Shaw
  • First Sergeant Mike Bussey
  • Corporal Graeme Murgatroyd
  • Corporal Nick Dawson

Click here to see the full list of members of the 1st Tennessee.

February 2002
Following a meeting of the Confederate Officers and Senior NCO's, 2nd Lieutenant Andy Shaw has been promoted to Captain, in charge of the First Company, consisting of the 1st Tennessee and the 18th Virginia.

So the revised command structure for 2002 will be as follows:-

  • Captain Andy Shaw
  • Sergeant Mike Bussey
  • Corporal Graeme Murgatroyd
  • Corporal Nick Dawson

Click here to see the full list of members of the 1st Tennessee.

September 2000
The Regiment's commanding officer for more than ten years, First Lieutenant J. D. Spencer, has decided to resign his commission, and Kirby Hall was his last battle in charge. The regiment presented him with a couple of bottles of J. D. as a small token of their appreciation. A more permanent tribute will be presented at the end of the year. J. D. will continue as an active member of the regiment as a private in the ranks, whenever his other committments allow.

First Sergeant Andy Shaw will take over command of the regiment, as he has so nobly done during J. D.'s absences this year. Andy will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, in due course. At Kirby Hall, members of the Regiment voted Private Mike Bussey to be the new Sergeant and effectively second-in-command. Mike has previously been regimental (and army) commander and agreed to take on the role for the 2001 season, only because the other officers and NCO's were relatively short of experience in these positions, and it was hoped that Mike would help them through the transitional year without J. D.

So the proposed command structure for 2001 will be as follows:-

  • 2nd Lieutenant Andy Shaw
  • Sergeant Mike Bussey
  • Corporal Graeme Murgatroyd
  • Corporal Nick Dawson

Click here to see the full list of members of the 1st Tennessee.