Gallery: Action and crowd pictures from The Battle for Sunderland at Hylton Castle

It was a weekend of exciting living history at Hylton Castle as the Wearside landmark hosted a blazing battle throughout the bank holiday weekend.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 27 August, 2018, 13:54
Having fun at Hylton Castle.

The English Civil War Society re-enacted the battle for Sunderland at the castle, with a funfair and other family activities taking place across the three-day extravaganza.

Despite the weather, hundreds of you turned out to watch the action - and we were there capturing all the fun on our camera.

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Click through our picture gallery above to see if you can spot any familiar faces watching the action, when Cavaliers and Roundheads came face-to-face in the castle’s majestic grounds.

Which side will you choose?