Battle of Nantwich

Saturday 25th January 2020

For over 40 years the faithful troops of The Sealed Knot have gathered in the historic town of Nantwich, Cheshire to re-enact the bloody battle that took place almost 400 years ago and marked the end of the long and painful siege of the town.

The 2016 battle re-enactment will take place on Saturday 25th January 2020 with plenty of entertainment for everyone.


Programme of Events for Saturday 25th January 2020:holly-holy-day

RedShift Stage – Town Square – 10am – 1.30pm

10.15am – 

10.45am – 

11.30am – Funky Choir

11.55am – 

12.45pm – Sealed Knot troops leave Malbank School to parade along Welsh Row


1.00pm – Troops arrive into Town Centre 

1.15pm – Wreath laying ceremony at War Memorial

1.30pm – Troops parade to Mill Island to battle

Nantwich Museum – 10am – 12.30pm

10.00am – Civil War tour

10.30 – 11.30am  – Musketry demonstration with Sealed Knot

11.30 – 12.30pm – 17th Century music from Forlorne Hope



HHDay Battle 3

Mill Island – 1.45 – 3pm

1.40pm – Troops arrive

1.50pm – Artillery Demo (BIG BANGS!)

2.00pm – Battle reenactment begins

Around Town – 10am – 12.30pmIC250114battle-15

Mollies / Plough Witches / Street entertainers

Doomsday Morris Dancers

Hog Roast

Book signing by Civil War authors at Nantwich Bookshop

Tours of St Mary’s Church Nantwich



For further information visit or the full programme can be downloaded here