Calendar of Events in 2024

See also the branch programme and the Medieval Calendar

Ashley Mantle's book Uncrowned: Royal Heirs Who Didn't Take The Throne is out now.

Leicester Cathedral reopened on Sunday 26 November 2023.

The Newport Ship.
This best preserved example of a fifteenth century ship is a merchant ship, built in Northern Spain around 1458. It was used to transport barrels of wine from Portugal to Bristol and came to Newport for repairs. Admission is free when they are open.

The King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester is open.

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival dates and other information.

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre


Saturday 6 July 2024
2024 is the Richard III Societyís Centenary Year. The Board are looking to hold and promote a Worldwide Day of Celebration to be held in all places the Society has a presence on Saturday 6 July, ie the anniversary of Richardís coronation.

Saturday 6 July and Sunday 7 July 2024
Middleham Festival. On Saturday there will be 3 free talks, each lasting about an hour, in the church - donations welcome. The Richard III Society will have a stall in the castle grounds with merchandise for sale.

First talk at 11am on Richard The Northern King, by Graham Mitchell, Chairman of the Yorkshire Branch of the Richard III Society

Second talk at 1pm by Philippa Langley MBE - The Princes In The Tower - Solving History's Greatest Cold Case

Final talk at 2pm by John Dike - John Evans - The Missing Princes And The Coldridge Connection

Finally a book signing and question session at 3pm.

Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2024
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

Sunday 17 November 2024
Imagine seeing King Richard III speaking his own words!

The International Launch event is on Sunday 17th November 2024, at Theatre Royal York

Tickets are not yet available. Yvonne Morley-Chisholm (Voice teacher and Society member) has secured priority booking for Richard III Society members ahead of tickets going on sale to the general public.


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Page last updated on 7 May 2024