This date will see ‘A True And Exact Relation’ of the Surrender of Sheffield Castle to the Right Honourable Earl of Manchester’s Army of Parliament commanded by Major General Crawford and Col John Bright (late of Carbrook Hall, Sheffield) by Major Thomas Beaumont and Lady Saville on behalf of his Majesty King Charles the First.
Drums will roll, colours will fly and muskets and pikes be shouldered as the Terms of Surrender are proclaimed in this renactment of an event which took place on the 11th August 1644.
March with the Friends of Sheffield Castle – whether ye be for King or Parliament – from the Old Queens Head, Pond Street to the Market Tavern, Exchange Street – at noon on Sunday the 10th of August – returning by 2pm for ale and vittles. Alternatively meet outside the Market Tavern,
Exchange Street to greet the forces of King and Parliament – bring your cameras.
God Save His Majesty!
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