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 17 and Sunday 18 August 2024
Bosworth Medieval Festival

Saturday 21 September 2024
Ceremonial unveiling at 1pm of the restored portrait of Saxon Barton, the founder of the Richard III Society, at the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum in Birkenhead.

Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September 2024
Centenary Members' Weekend and AGM for the Richard III Society

Sunday 17 November 2024

Tickets go on sale to general public on Monday 24th June from 1pm.

The International Launch event is on Sunday 17th November 2024, at Theatre Royal York, 12 noon to 6pm (including breaks for lunch and tea). Ticket prices: 40, 30

On the day you will hear from some of the experts involved in this pioneering collaboration, 10 years in the making, including Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Professor David Crystal, Philippa Langley, Matthew Lewis and Yvonne Morley-Chisholm.


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Page last updated on 15 July 2024