Events

Siege of Carrickfergus

Monday 29 August 2022
Castle Green, Carrickfergus

The Re-enactment of Schomberg’s Siege of Carrickfergus is taking place bank holiday Monday 29 August.

The free event, organised by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, will include over 40 re-enactors from across the United Kingdom, all dressed in period costume, followed by a pageantry parade to meet King William at the pier. 

As well as the live cannon and musket firing, residents and visitors will be able to visit the military encampments, making the Siege an event not to be missed.

(subject to permission)

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A scene for the Siege of Carrickfergus reenactment