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Battle of Preston re-enacted and what’s involved in it

A soldier kitted out and Jacobites in a kilt With the recent anniversary of the Battle of Preston much has been written of the battle itself. Not often explored is the role of re-enactors in such events. Here we […]

5 years ago
When was the Battle of Preston? History talk to reveal all

Redcoats marching during a reenactment of the Battle of Preston It is more than 300 years since the sound of musket shots rang out through the streets of Preston. Known as the last battle on English soil the Battle of […]

6 years ago
Battle of Preston reenactment event The Last Battle to continue despite Paris attacks

An arts group and Preston City Council have defended their decision to continue with a street theatre performance of the Battle of Preston anniversary. The Last Battle, a light, sound […]

7 years ago
In Pictures: Battle of Preston re-enacted at Flag Market

A Battle of Preston anniversary event took place in the city centre on Saturday as part of a series to commemorate the battle of 1715. Re-enactors from both armies, the Jacobite and […]

7 years ago
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