THOUSANDS turned up to watch a battle reenactment at an annual wartime event.

Temple at War is in its third year and has become a huge historical reenactment event.

More than 900 actors took part in the weekend at Cressing Temple Barns and there were various shows, stalls and vehicle displays.

Glen Caton, one of the organisers, said he got some very positive feedback.

He said: "It went really well and the feedback we had was just unbelievable.

"There were in the region of 4,000 people and the reenactment went down a storm.

"The public thoroughly enjoyed it and so many people left us comments about the educational side of it."

The actors took the time to speak to visitors and show them weapons, giving them a feel of what life during wartime was really like.

The organisers made limited edition lapel pins which they sold to raise money for charity.

The three chosen charities are Support our Paras, Help for Heroes and Walking with the Wounded.

The event was held on May 13 and 14.