National Association of Re-enactment Societies

Your Representative body for re-enactment.

Communicating with display promoters and organisers, national and international governments.

Since its formation, NAReS has been officially recognised as representative of re-enactment by government departments and bodies, the police (including The National Police Chiefs Council), and the armed services.

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Safe, realistic and authentic.

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Portfolios and Working Groups

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New Rules for Shotgun and Firearms Licensing

The rules for renewing or applying for a shotgun or firearms licence have been changed. Please see our summary (to view summary please open the post at the heading) here​...
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Corona Virus (COVID-19)

Please go to for the latest advice and  adhere to that advice”. Plus Local Authorities:  Note re-enactments mentioned in phase 3 for any  further information please contact us via the contact page. (please open the news post by clicking on the heading to access the links) ​...
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