Bonnie Prince Charlie Weekend, Derbyshire

Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th December 2019

To mark the furthest reach of the Jacobite Army in 1745, Derby’s Charles Edward Stuart Society will host its annual weekend of skirmishes, parades and commemorations. On Saturday, from 12.00 noon at Swarkestone Bridge (post code DE73 7GW) see Government and Jacobite forces fight for control of Swarkestone’s strategic river crossing in a symbolic re-enactment; then on Sunday, from 12.00 noon in Derby city centre, witness the arrival of the prince in Derby, followed by a skirmish and then a service of reconciliation at the cathedral.

The Battlefields Resource Centre