The Blew Regiment was one of the six trained bands within the City of London in the early years of the English Civil War. These regiments were the forerunner of the New Model Army. Click here to find out more about the history of the English Civil War and the London trained bands.
There are two sides to the regiment. Firstly, we aim to portray a Company of the Blew Regiment, London Trayned Bands, in the campaign season of 1643. Secondly, but perhaps more importantly, we are a group of like minded people who enjoy getting together and having good times and perhaps a little bit of escapism. Click here to find out more about the Blews
...but also great fun and one hell of a rush. Click here to get an idea what taking part in a battle is really like.
Battles only form a small part of our weekends and people can spend the rest of their time doing what suits them best whether it's rocking to a band in the beer tent, joining a fancy dress party, singing a song or just relaxing with friends. Click here to find out more about what we do in our spare time
It's easy and there a range of different ways in which people enjoy the experience. Click here to discover the different roles within the Blews.
It's easy to try this unique experience. Click here to find out more about how you can give it a try for a weekend.
Being a re-enactor sometimes means getting involved with film, TV or other forms of media. Click here to see our claims to fame!