Calendar of Events in 2019

See also the branch programme and the Medieval Calendar

The Newport Ship. Check the website for current opening times.
Saturdays from mid-February until early December.
Fridays and Bank Holiday Mondays from Easter until the end of October.
This best preserved example of a fifteenth century ship could have been owned by the Earl of Warwick.

The Yorkshire Musuem at York has a new display including the Middleham Jewel and a boar badge belonging to a supporter of Richard.


Tuesday 12 February 2019
Lecture about Anne Mowbray to be given by Bruce Watson FSA at 1.00pm at the Society of Antiquaries Piccadilly London.

Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 April 2019
Richard III Society conference in King's Lynn: King's Lynn - A Window on Europe. Venue: The Duke's Head Hotel.

Saturday 27 April 2019
Annual Mortimer's Cross Battlefield Walk.

Saturday 18 May 2019
Mortimer History Society Spring Conference - The Mortimers to 1330
Speakers include Dr Ian Mortimer, Dr Emma Cavell, Andrew Spencer, Paul Dryburgh & Kathryn Warner

Saturday 18 May 2019
The Norfolk Branch in association with the Battlefields Trust Study Day at the Assembly House in Norwich: Red Roses and Red Carnations. Cost 20, to include tea and coffee. 9.55am - 5pm.

Saturday 1 June 2019
Gloucester Branch Study Day: Medieval War and Welfare. At St Emmanuel Church, Leckhampton, GL53 7PJ, 20 to include tea, coffee and cake. 10am -4pm.

Saturday 1 June 2019
One day conference on the Wars of the Roses at Glastonbury Town Hall from 10am to 4.30pm. Tickets 26 which includes lunch and refreshments.
One of the organisers is the Somerset Branch.

Saturday 8 June 2019
Leicester Branch Study Day.

Saturday 8 June and Sunday 9 June 2019
Battle of Barnet Festival and Battle Re-enactment.

Saturday 29 June 2019
The Mortimer Inheritance: Key to the Yorkist Crown: Joint Mortimer History Society and Richard III Society conference in Ludlow Assembly Rooms and St Laurence's Church, 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 will be 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 July and Sunday 14 2019
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival and Battle Re-enactment.

Friday August 9 to Sunday August 11 2019
The Richard III Australasian Convention hosted by the Victoria Branch, with accommodation at the Beau Monde International Hotel.

Saturday August 17 and Sunday August 18 2019
Bosworth Commemoration.

Saturday 5 October 2019
Richard III Society AGM in Edinburgh.

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.


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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