National Civil War Centre

Saturday 18 July, 10am - 3:30pm.

If you've found a mystery object that could be an historic treasure you need to make a date to join us at the National Civil War Centre (NCWC) in Newark. An antiquities roadshow is being staged on Saturday 18 July with experts on hand, including Alastair Willis, Nottinghamshire Finds Liaison Officer, to identify and record objects unearthed by metal detectorists and the general public.

Saturday 25th July, 2:30pm start, National Civil War Centre, Newark.

Michael Arnold, Sunday Times Historical Fiction Choice of the Year, is back with his latest book, Marston Moor. Join him at the National Civil War Centre for an in-conversation event to celebrate the launch of his latest book in the acclaimed Captain Stryker series—the Sharpe of the Civil War! Michael will also be on-hand to sign your copies of the series.

Saturday 1st August, 2:30pm start, National Civil War Centre, Newark.

We welcome up-and-coming author Jemahl Evans on the launch date of his exciting new book, The Last Roundhead. Join us for an in-conversation event to celebrate the book. Jemahl will take us through the historical basis for his novel and the events it is set against, including the besieged town of Newark. Jemahl will also be on-hand to sign your launch-day copies of the series.

17th century surgical instruments on show at Civil War Centre

August 7-8, 2015. Day 1 starts at 9:30 and ends at 19:00. Day 2 starts at 10:00 and ends at 16:00.

If you thought 17th century surgery was all about hacking away and hoping for the best then you are in for a big surprise! A major new exhibition will be unveiled at the National Civil War Centre in February next year, concentrating on the little known but totally fascinating subject of battlefield medicine and welfare during the epic British Civil Wars.

 

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