Calendar of Events in 2019

See also the branch programme and the Medieval Calendar

The Newport Ship. Check the website for current opening times.
Opening Hours: Saturdays: 2nd March until end of November 2019 - 10.30am until 4.00pm.
Fridays: 12th April until end of November 2019 - 10.30am until 4.00pm.
Bank Holiday Mondays: Easter 22nd April, May Day 6th May, Spring 27th May, Summer 26th August - 10.30am until 4.00pm.
This best preserved example of a fifteenth century ship could have been owned by the Earl of Warwick. Admission is free.

The Yorkshire Musuem at York has a display Medieval York: Capital of the North, which includes the Middleham Jewel and a boar badge belonging to a supporter of Richard.

The Tewkesbury Battlefield Society runs a programme of walks around the battlefield throughout the year and details can be found by following the link, with dates at the bottom of the page.
Members of the Richard III Society can get a discount on production of a valid membership card.


Saturday 9 November 2019
Norfolk Branch Study Day: Richard III - Who Was He? 27 to include tea and coffee. At the Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich.

Saturday 14 December 2019
Christmas Carol Service at Fotheringhay organised by the Richard III Society.

Monday 30 December 2019
Wakefield Commemoration organised by the Yorkshire Branch. It could start with lunch at noon at the former Sandal Castle visitor centre; wreath laying at the Duke of York's statue at Manygates Lane in Sandal at 2.15pm, then wreath laying at the Chantry Chapel on Wakefield Bridge.


Friday, 3, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April 2020
The Richard III Society's annual conference The South West During the Wars of the Roses, to be held in Exeter.

Saturday 4 April 2020
Norfolk Branch and the East Anglian Region of the Battlefields Trust holding a Study Day in Norwich on the theme of Where They Fought, to include talks on the battles of St Albans, Barnet and Bosworth.

Saturday 2 to Monday 4 May 2020
The Mortimer's Cross Battlefield Project will be holding an event. Details later.


2021 sees the 900th anniversary of the consecration of Tewkesbury Abbey and the 550th anniversary of the Battle of Tewkesbury. Big events are planned!


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