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Frequently asked questions

Reenacting is a unique and fascinating hobby, and you’re bound to have lots more questions about it – from how much it costs to where we get our kit from, there’s undoubtedly lots of details you’re keen to find out. We’ve tried to answer as many of the most regularly asked questions as we can think of … but if you have more, visit our ‘contact’ page and we’ll be more than happy to help!

  • Do you all stay ‘in character’ all weekend and speak ye olde English?

  • Do I have to wear all the clothes?

  • Where do you get all the kit from? Will I have to spend a lot of money?

  • What happens at events?

  • Do women have to be wenches?

  • What about my kids? Is this family-friendly?

  • Do I have to sleep in a 17th Century tent and quaff mead?

  • How do you know who’s won? And what if I 'die' early on?

  • Are the battles dangerous?

  • Do I have to fight for Parliament?

  • But I don’t know anything about the English Civil Wars…

  • I don't have loads of spare weekends, do I have to commit to lots of events?

  • I’d like to have a go but don’t want to commit to joining up...

  • Doesn’t this glorify war?

  • Why do you call it the English Civil War? What about Scotland, Ireland & Wales?



So go on, get in touch, join up now & give it a go – you don’t know what you’re missing!

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