Calendar of Events in 2021

See also the branch programme and the Medieval Calendar

The Newport Ship.
Currently closed until further notice due to the virus.
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 CLOSED - PLANNING TO REOPEN 21 JUNE.

You can visit the Tewkesbury Medieval Festival online.

Bosworth Virtual Medieval Festival.

Online Service to mark the Death of King Richard III on August 22nd - Please scroll down to find the service amongst those available. The Order of Service.


2021 sees the 900th anniversary of the consecration of Tewkesbury Abbey and the 550th anniversary of the Battle of Tewkesbury. ALL EVENTS CANCELLED APART FROM A SON ET LUMIERE IN NOVEMBER.

Friday 9 July to Sunday October 31 2021
The portrait of King Richard III from the National Portrait Gallery is going on loan to York for an exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum from July 9 to October 31. The Museum will also display the Middleham Jewel, the Stillingfleet Boar and the Ryther Hoard of coins dating from 1485-1490, together with a gold ring also found at Middleham but which predates our time.

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 July 2021 - CANCELLED
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival and Battle Re-enactment - the 550th anniversary of the battle.

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 August 2021
Battle of Evesham. Also on Facebook.

Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September 2021
Barnet Medieval Festival

Saturday 2 October 2021
Richard III Society AGM and Members' Day in York.

Saturday 13 November 2021
Norfolk Branch Study Day: Return of the King. Venue: The Blake Studio, The Norwich School, Tombland, Norwich, NR1 4DD. Cost 27 to include tea and coffee.
9am to 5pm.


Saturday 12 March 2022
Norfolk Branch Study Day: Where They Fought. In association with the Battlefields Trust. Venue: The Blake Studio, The Norwich School, Tombland, Norwich, NR1 4DD. Cost 21 to include tea and coffee.
9.55am to 5pm.

Saturday 14 May 2022
Mortimer History Society Spring Conference: Mayhem, Murder and Marriage: The Mortimers and the Welsh Princes. The event is being held in Knighton, a town on the border between England and Wales.

Saturday 4 June 2022
Gloucester Branch Study Day around the theme of 'Wool: A Cotswold Staple'.

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August 2022
The 2022 Australasian Conference hosted by the Richard III Society, South Australia Branch, at the Rydges Hotel, 1 South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000.
A day of discovery about the times of King Richard III of England Informative talks & presentations Raffles and sales Entertainment Great company


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