Doors open for all our indoor meetings at 1.30pm and meetings start at 2.00 pm unless otherwise stated.
Indoor meetings cost £1 for members and £2 for non-members but for outside speakers the cost is £5 for both members and non-members. This includes tea or coffee and a biscuit (or two!)
The AGM and Christmas Lunch meetings are FREE to members and £2 to non-members.
See also Calendar of Events for 2022, which includes events organised by the Richard III Society, and other branches and groups.
See also the Medieval Calendar
See also the Branch History for more information about previous meetings and outings.
Leicester Cathedral is closed until 29 September 2023 while their new Heritage Learning Centre is built. It is expected that the centre will open in early 2024.
The King Richard III Visitor Centre (opposite the Cathedral) will display the coffin pall created for the reburial of King Richard III, which would normally be on display in the Cathedral, and show video footage of the tomb of King Richard.
A programme of hard hat tours to look at the archaeology and key aspects of the conservation works, and also view the tomb of King Richard will be arranged during 2022. These will be advertised in advance, dependent on the access available at various stages of building works.
The Newport Ship.
Closed now until Spring 2022.
This best preserved example of a fifteenth century ship could have been owned by the Earl of Warwick. Admission is free.
The King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester is open.
You can visit the Tewkesbury Medieval Festival 2021 online.
Bosworth Virtual Medieval Festival 2020.
Programme for 2022 for the Worcestershire Branch of the Richard III Society
Saturday 22nd January 2022 - ON ZOOM - NOTE THIS IS THE 4TH SATURDAY NOT OUR USUAL MEETING DATE
Talk by Stephen David about Sir James Tyrell.
Saturday 12th February 2022 - ON ZOOM
Talk by Julian Davey - Margaret's Messenger Boy - The Curious History of Hugh Conway.
Saturday 12th March 2022
Ludlow Castle Heraldic Roll - a talk by Philip Hume.
Saturday 9th April 2022
Saturday 14th May 2022
Saturday 11th June 2022
The Fascination of Heraldry - talk by Hugh Wood of the Mortimer History Society
Saturday 16th July 2022 - NOTE - THIS IS THE THIRD SATURDAY IN THE MONTH, NOT OUR USUAL SECOND SATURDAY
Saturday 13th August 2022
Saturday 10th September 2022
Saturday 8th October 2022
Talk by Stephen David.
Saturday 12th November 2022 - ON ZOOM
Clandestine and Disparaged Marriages - talk by Lynda Pidgeon
Saturday 10th December 2022
Page last updated on 8 January 2022