Push of pike – Manchester’s aim to be King of the Hill!

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On the first Bank Holiday weekend last month, the Armie of Parliament held a training event at the Billing Aquadrome leisure park in Northamptonshire.

Over the three day weekend it played host to hundreds of Roundhead re-enactors from the Sealed Knot, who arrived to do battle and train for the re-enactment season ahead.

It was also the venue for the annual musket and pike competitions, where different regiments compete for the honour of being the army’s best troops. This is the first time in a couple of years that our pike block has taken part – but can they become ‘King of the Hill’ against two ‘Association’ blocks? Find out in our fantastic video…

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