Calendar of Events in 2017

See also the branch programme and the Medieval Calendar

2017


The Newport Ship. The Centre is now open every Friday and Saturday from 10.30am to 4.00pm, and also Bank Holiday Mondays.
Saturdays from mid-February until early December.
Fridays and Bank Holiday Mondays from Easter until the end of October
During the School Holidays, we will also open on a Sunday.
This best preserved example of a fifteenth century ship could have been owned by the Earl of Warwick.


Now until Sunday 31 December 2017
Law, Life and Landscape: An exhibition celebrating the Hereford cathedral's 2017 Magna Carta
Hereford Cathedral Library
Tues, Wed, Thurs. 10-4 and 1st Saturday of the month 10-1


Saturday 30 September 2017
Members' Day and AGM in London at the Double Tree Hilton organised by the Richard III Society.

Sunday 1 October 2017
There will be a celebration of Richard III's birthday in Tewkesbury featuring street scenes and window displays.
A guided walk of the battlefield starts at 2.30pm from the Crescent in Church Street and lasts 2 hours, run by Tewkesbury Battlefield Society.

2 October 2017
The Middleham Standard will fly at Middleham Castle to commemorate the birth of Richard in 1452.

Monday 2 October - Sunday 8 October 2017
There's a History Festival in Warwick.

Saturday 7 October 2017
Mortimer History Society AUTUMN SYMPOSIUM in Oscars, Ludlow Assembly Rooms. 9.30-4.00 Members £12; Non-members £15
This day of talks will be suitable for anyone with an interest in medieval history. Confirmed lecture titles are:
Networking the March: A History of Hereford and its Region from 11th to 13th centuries
A Foreign Exchange: English Royal Marriage in the 12th Century
The Production of a Medieval Bestseller: The Prose Brut
Isabella of France: The Rebel Queen
Sir Thomas, the Mortimer Bastard

Tuesday 10 October 2017 for 7 weeks
Barons, Knights and Peasants: Herefordshire in the Early Middle Ages: 1100-1300
2.00-4.00 on Tuesdays at Trinity Parish Room, 20 New Street, Ledbury HR8 2EE
£52.50 - contact Wendy Hill - ledburywea@gmail.com

Wednesday 11 October 2017
This year’s Maurice and Shelagh Bond Memorial Lecture will be held at St George’s Chapel Windsor on Wednesday 11th of October.
The Lecture Title is The King's Men and the Chapel: Reginald Bray Oliver King Christopher Urswick and St George's Chapel Windsor.
Time 7.00pm and free admission by named ticket only. The tickets can be obtained from The Chapter Office The Cloisters Windsor Castle Windsor SL4 1NJ. Please enclose an s.a.e envelope and apply by Wednesday 27th of September.

Saturday 14 October 2017
Tickets are now on sale for the Northern Dales Study Day in St Mary's Church, Barnard Castle. Our speakers are -
Dr Katherine Wilson - "The Theatre of the Burgundian Court in the C14th/C15th"
Philippa Langley MBE - "The Missing Princes Project - Where We Are Now!"
Dr Sandra Pendlington - "The Anglo-Scottish War 1480-1482"
Juliet Barker FRSL - "Knights in Shining Armour"
Tickets are £25, or £30 with buffet lunch.

Monday 16 October 2017
Abbeys and Priories of the Welsh Borders
An evening lecture followed by two day tours - led by Tim Bridges
7.30 at Trinity Parish Room, 20 New Street, Ledbury HR8 2EE
£30 - contact Wendy Hill - ledburywea@gmail.com

Saturday 21 October 2017
Abbeys and Priories of the Welsh Borders
An evening lecture followed by two day tours - led by Tim Bridges
7.30 at Trinity Parish Room, 20 New Street, Ledbury HR8 2EE
£30 - contact Wendy Hill - ledburywea@gmail.com

Saturday 4 November 2017
Norfolk Branch Study Day at the Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich. Cost £26 to include tea and coffee. Harnessed For Life: Knightly Conduct, Chivalry and Warfare.

Sunday 5 November 2017
A guided walk of the battlefield starts at 2.30pm from the Crescent in Church Street and lasts 2 hours, run by Tewkesbury Battlefield Society.

Saturday 18 November 2017
Eminent Victorians in Worcestershire - day school at the Eden Centre, Grovewood Road, Malvern, WR14 1GD, 9.30am to 4.15pm. Tickets £7.50, lunch available for £6.

Sunday 3 December 2017
A guided walk of the battlefield starts at 2.30pm from the Crescent in Church Street and lasts 2 hours, run by Tewkesbury Battlefield Society.

Saturday 16 December 2017
Annual carol service at Fotheringhay at 3pm organised by the Richard III Society.

2018

Saturday 24 March 2018
Abbeys and Priories of the Welsh Borders
An evening lecture followed by two day tours - led by Tim Bridges
7.30 at Trinity Parish Room, 20 New Street, Ledbury HR8 2EE
£30 - contact Wendy Hill - ledburywea@gmail.com

Saturday 12 May 2018
Worcestershire Branch Study Day at Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall - reserve the date in your diary! Details to follow.
Matthew Lewis will be one of the speakers. He was hugely successful when talking to the branch about Richard, Duke of York.

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July 2018
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival and Battle Re-enactment.


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