Russet-Coated Soldiers: A BCMH conference on the British Civil Wars

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Date / time
Date(s) - 7 July - 9 July
All day

National Civil War Centre


The British Commission for Military History (BCMH), in partnership with the National Civil War Centre (NCWC) and the English Civil War Society (ECWS) is organizing a conference on military aspects of the British Civil Wars 1642-51 to be held at the National Civil War Centre, Newark, Nottinghamshire from 7 to 9 July 2017.

The keynote lectures will be provided by Professor John Morrill (University of Cambridge) and Dr Andrew Hopper (University of Leicester).The Conference will include:

  • A Tour of Civil War Newark
  • Demonstrations by the English Civil War Society (ECWS)
  • A Presentation about and visit to the Civil War siegeworks at Newark.

Details of the conference programme and how to register can be found here:

Enquiries regarding the academic programme should be addressed to Dr Ismini Pells at Exeter University on

Enquiries regarding administration should be addressed to Andy Grainger at


The British Commission for Military History (BCMH) was founded in 1965 as the national branch of the International Commission for Military History. It serves as a forum for the discussion and promotion of military history in the broadest sense without any specific time limits. The BCMH is at the forefront of academic debate over many aspects of military history and delivers high quality scholarship in military history to audiences in both within academia and beyond. Members include postgraduate researchers, senior academics, journalists, and serving and retired military personnel.