There is extra information on some of these events on the ACWS website

Events for 2018

ALL EVENTS CONFIRMED UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE

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Date
Event
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May 18th - 20th
MOIRA CANAL FESTIVAL , LEICS

Small Society event at Moira Canal Festival, Moira Furnace Museum, Furnace Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Leics, DE12 6AT 
Members camping from Friday to Sunday.

Living History, drill and firing display on SATURDAY and SUNDAY. 
More details to follow.

Location Maps: DE12 6AT Google Maps

Members Registration Fee £5.

June 15th - 17th SEDGEFIELD, CO DURHAM

Full society event at Frontline Sedgefield  multi-period event held at Hardwick Hall East Park, Sedgefield, Co Durham, TS21 2DN. Members camping available from Thursday pm until Monday morning, shared family camp. Infantry only. Living History and small skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Location Maps: TS21 2DN Google Maps

Members Registration Fee £5.

June 24th -26th
BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE

Full Society event at 50th Anniversary Banbury Steam Fair,  held at Smiths Field, Milton Road, Bloxham, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4HD. Members camping from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, shared family camp. Infantry, Artillery & (self-funding) Cavalry. Living History plus infantry and artillery skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.
The ACWS Directors have decided to make this a "No Registration Fee Event", but members must still register for insurance purposes, and note this is still a Full Society Event.held at Smiths Field, Milton Road, Bloxham, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4HD. 
Members camping from Friday p.m. to Monday a.m. 
Living History and skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Location Maps: OX15 4HD Google Maps

June 30th GAINSBOROUGH, LINCS

Small society event at Gainsborough Armed Forces Day at Middlefield Lane, Gainsborough, Lincs DN21 1UU A fun day for all the family with the opportunity to meet serving personnel and veterans. There will be military charities, military vehicles and displays, Cadet forces, and numerous other attractions
Further details to follow

Location Maps: DN21 1UU Google Maps

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August 14th - 16th
SPETCHLEY PARK

M5 Multi-period event at Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcester, WR5 1RS, organised by the Worcester Re-enactors.
There will be an area for traders (craft and re-enactment), beer tent and food traders during the day for the public and beer tent in the evening for the re-enactors. Members camping available Friday through Monday. Fire pits MUST be dug even for raised fires to sit in.

Unfortunately, there are NO DOGS ALLOWED at this event.
Infantry, Artillery & (self-funding) Cavalry. SoSkAn have been invited to join us. Living History and Battles on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Location: WR5 1RS. Google Maps

Members Registration Fee £5.

 

August 18th - 19th
LINCOLN CASTLE

American themed event at Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA, based on Buffalo Bill's visit to Lincoln. ACWS will be providing Living History, firing demonstrations and kid's drill on SATURDAY & SUNDAY. Members authentic camping in the castle grounds from Friday 5pm to Sunday.
There is no car parking space within the castle, members will need to enter the castle, drop off and set up, then move their cars. Car parking is at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life which is less than two minutes walk from the castle.
It has CCTV and there will be someone on site to help with the parking. Further details will be supplied plus map showing where to enter the castle and where the car parking is.
Unfortunately, there is NO space for non-authentic camping. Living History, Kid's Drill, Firing Display and short skirmish on SATURDAY & SUNDAY..

Location: LN1 3AA. Google Maps

 

 

 

December 1st
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 2018 ACWS Annual General Meeting is to be held at The Rubery & Rednal Royal British Legion Club, 64 New Road, Rubery, Birmingham, B45 9HY.
Starting at 1.00pm Prompt