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 2019, which includes events organised by the Richard III Society, and other branches and groups.
See also the Medieval Calendar
Programme for 2019 for the Worcestershire Branch of the Richard III Society
Saturday 13 April 2019
AGM and time to renew membership for the coming year. Also a talk by Jane Tinklin about Three Malvern Churches (Great Malvern Priory, St Mary's Church Hanley Castle and Little Malvern Priory) at Holy Innocents Kidderminster DY11 6LA.
Saturday 11 May 2019
Visit to Worcester Cathedral Library. Places cost £5 each and you need to book in advance with the member organising the visit.
Saturday 8 June 2019
Visit to Malvern and Hanley Castle, to see the churches we heard about after the AGM: Great Malvern Priory, St Mary's Church Hanley Castle and Little Malvern Priory. This is a full day out, beginning in Malvern between 9.30 and 10.15am. After tea and coffee we have a guided tour of Great Malvern Priory (£4); lunch own arrangements or bring a packed lunch to have indoors. In the afternoon we drive to Hanley Castle (£2), then onto Little Malvern Priory for a guided tour followed by tea and cake. (Tour £2 and tea and cake £2).
The day will finish around 4.30pm. All three churches have connections with Richard III or the Wars of the Roses.
Saturday 29 June 2019 - NOT A BRANCH MEETING
The Mortimer Inheritance: Key to the Yorkist Crown: Joint Mortimer History Society and Richard III Society conference in St Laurence's Church, Ludlow, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Mortimer History Society.
There is a booking form in the December Ricardian Bulletin with details on page 17, and full booking information with the full programme on the Mortimer History Society website.
The focus for this event will be the later Mortimers, Earls of March, and the importance of the Mortimer inheritance for the House of York. It is in Ludlow as the town provides a strong physical connection between the Mortimers and the House of York.
9.15am - 4.45pm. £20 for members of either society, £25 for non-members. Lunch can also be booked for £12 and a tour of the castle for £5.40 or £4.50 for seniors.
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2019
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival and Battle Re-enactment. The Worcestershire Branch has a stall in the Exhibition Tent on both days.
Saturday 10 August 2019
Visit to Minster Lovell guided by author Stephen David.
Saturday 14 September 2019
A talk by Kate Hunt and Alison Khan (subject to be confirmed) at Holy Innocents Kidderminster DY11 6LA.
Saturday 12 October 2019
Social Get Together at Holy Innocents Kidderminster DY11 6LA. The Branch Library, Branch History and Branch Displays will be on show, together with items for sale.
Saturday 9 November 2019
A talk by Max Keen about Edward I - A Great or a Terrible King, at Holy Innocents Kidderminster DY11 6LA.
Saturday 14 December 2019
Christmas Lunch - Bring and Share. Upton Snodsbury 12 - 3pm. WR7 4NH. Entry FREE for members and £2 for non-members.
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