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Re-enacting the epic Siege of Colchester in 1648, the English Civil War Society presents a wonderful free weekend of living history, pageantry and excitement across the city centre. Meet the protagonists, witness battles, explore the encampments, discover the truth behind the tall tales!

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  • Disabled access


  • Children welcome

Map & Directions


Road Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Colchester Town station is 0.5 miles away.

Colchester Siege Spectacular

Type:Historical Event

Castle Park, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

Opening Times

Season (19 Aug 2023 - 20 Aug 2023)


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