Carrickfergus Castle under siege in spectacular re-enactment

The Siege of Carrickfergus
Wednesday 13 July 2016
12-4pm, Castle Green, Carrickfergus
A re-enactment of the infamous Siege of Carrickfergus Castle and the landing of King William including re-enactment groups from across the country all dressed in period costume followed by a Pageantry parade to meet King William upon his landing.
Come and watch history come dramatically back to life!

The Siege of Carrickfergus Wednesday 13 July 2016 12-4pm, Castle Green, Carrickfergus A re-enactment of the infamous Siege of Carrickfergus Castle and the landing of King William including re-enactment groups from across the country all dressed in period costume followed by a Pageantry parade to meet King William upon his landing. Come and watch history come dramatically back to life!

Carrickfergus Castle is set to be under siege in a spectacular re-enactment of the 1690 landing of King William III.

It will see history come alive in the grounds of the historic castle in a free event for all the family next Wednesday, July 13, from 12-4pm.

Re-enactors are pictured launching the event, organised by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, which will see feature living history encampments and historic re-enactments at the Castle Green.

Visitors will come face to face with army troops and witness the castle under siege, with musket, cannon and rifle-firing before partaking in a pageantry parade to meet King William upon his landing.

For more information visit www.midandeastantrim.gov.uk.