Thursday 16th June 2016 - THE MORTIMER HISTORY SOCIETY SUMMER LECTURE
The Mortimers and the English Crown in the 14th and early 15th Centuries
Professor Chris Given-Wilson - University of St Andrews
Prof. Given-Wilson is a leading authority on English late medieval social and political history.
In the Beacon Room, Ludlow Castle. Members £5, non-members £6.50.
7.00 Refreshments, bookstall and meet the speaker
For more details and online booking click here
Wednesday 22nd June 2016 - On the Trail of the Mortimers
7.30 at the church of St Michael and all Angels, Kingsland, Herefordshire
An illustrated talk bt Philip Hume that interweaves the history of the Mortimers of Wigmore with Kingsland and other locations that connect us to their lives. Light refreshments and bar. Tickets £5 from Kingsland Post Office or telephone 01568 709579
Saturday 25th June 2016 - The Stained Glass of St Laurence's, Ludlow
A whole-day conference organised by the Ludlow Palmers with help from York Glaziers Trust. Tickets are £50 but members of MHS can book for the reduced price of £45. For online booking go to ludlowglass.eventbrite.co.uk and choose the 'Mortimer History Society' option. Or you can book by sending a cheque made out to 'CTSLL' to The Ludlow Palmers, 2 College Street, Ludlow SY8 1AN giving your contact details and mentioning MHS. For more details Click her
Thursday 30th June 2016 - On the Trail of the Mortimers
7.30 at the church of St Mary, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire. An illustrated talk by Philip Hume.
Organised by the Cleobury Mortimer & District History Society. Free admission (donations requested). For more details click here
Saturday 16th July 2016 - Tour - On the Trail of the Mortimers
Following the recent publication of his book "On the Trail of the Mortimers", Philip Hume will lead a tour of several Mortimer sites in North Herefordshire probably including Richard's Castle, Orleton, Kingsland, Pembridge, Shobdon and Pipe Aston.
10.00 Meet at Richard's Castle Village Hall (on the B4361, 4 miles south of Ludlow) for coffee
10.20 Illustrated talk by Philip Hume and discussion
11.20 Self-drive tour (car sharing where possible) led by Philip - bring your own lunch
4.00 Return to Richard's Castle Village Hall
Tickets: members £2.50, non-members £3.00
if you plan to come.
Thursday 11th August 2016 - Evening Lecture
Prince Arthur: Ludlow, the Marches and the training of the first Tudor Prince of Wales
Dr Sean Cunningham of The National Archives
This event has been organised by MHS and is being put on in association with the Ludlow Palmers and the Ludlow Historical Research Group.
7.00 for 7.30 in St Laurence's church, Ludlow. Refreshments from 7.00.
Tickets £6.50 (or £5 for members of any of the three sponsoring groups). Pay on the door.