The Battle of Longwoods

Unfortunately we will not be holding the Battle of Longwoods weekend in May 2020 due to the unprecedented COVID-19 situation. We will continue to monitor things, and if we're able to reschedule the event later in the season we will post information here.

Visitor Information and Schedule

We look forward to welcoming you to the Battle of Longwoods War of 1812 re-enactment on May 2nd and 3rd, 2020. Please Click here for more information.

Re-enactor Registration

For merchant registration and information please Click here. Re-enactor registration and information can be found here.

Education Day

The War of 1812 comes to life in this interactive education day targeted at students in grades 7. Click here to find out more about this amazing opportunity to bring the curriculum to life for your students. Cost to attend is $10.00 per student

The Upper Thames Military Reenactment Society portrays the First Regiment of Foot (Royal Scots) Light Company in the War of 1812. Please feel free to look around our website by clicking on the menu at the top. If you are interested in reenacting the oldest British line regiment, please visit our Recruiting page or drop us an email. The UTMRS is based in the London, Ontario region, but we have members from across Ontario.

Learn more about the Royal Scots and the UTMRS on the Unit History page.

Battle of Longwoods Heritage Weekend

Step back in time to March 4, 1814, as British troops attempt to expel American invaders. Hear the crack of the musket and the roar of the cannon. Come and experience life in the early 19th century. See the colourful clothing, smell the food prepared over open fires, and let us entertain your family for the day.