The National Civil War Centre, Newark - History Re-enactment Workshop - Interpreting Tudor and Stuart Life

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The National Civil War Centre opened in May 2015, following a multi-million pound refurbishment of the town's 'local' museum. The core of the museum buildings is a Tudor Grammer School built by Thomas Magnus around 1529.

Newark held a strategic location during the Civil Wars and was called the 'Gateway to the North.' It sat at the crossroads of the  Great North Road, the Fosse Way and the River Trent. As a consequence, it was besieged a number of times during the wars, and held out as a Royalist town, until the King forced its surrender.

The History Re-enactment Workshop is a registered Educational Charity 1040799
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