Saturday 6th May 2017 - Mortimer's Cross Walk
9.30 till 4.30 organised by the Battlefields Trust. Lunch and refreshments included. £20 donation requested (£15 for members of Battlefields Trust).
Places restricted so book ahead. For full details click here
Saturday 13th May 2017 - MHS SPRING CONFERENCE - THE MEDIEVAL WELSH MARCHER LORDSHIPS
9.30 for 10.00 in the Auditorium at Ludlow Assembly Rooms, Mill Street, Ludlow.
Members £27.50 non-members £32.50 including a 3-course buffet lunch. Lectures on...
The Development of the Marcher Lordships from 1066 to the Edwardian settlement - Dr Max Lieberman
The Design and Purpose of Castles in the Welsh Marches - Mike Salter
The Church and the March: on the Border(s) of Secular and Sacred - Dr Melissa Julian-Jones
The View from the West: some Welsh reactions to the March - Dr David Stephenson
The Marcher Lordships in decline?: Politics and Power in the century to 1536 - Prof. Tim Thornton
For full details and booking information click here
Sunday 14th May 2017 - The Wigmore Centre Project
This is a chance to visit the ancient church of St James in Wigmore and to hear more about the exciting Wigmore Centre Project. 11.00 Arrival and refreshments and then a talk about the project at 11.30. There is then the opportunity to visit Wigmore Castle, though the shell keep at the top is presently inaccessible. There is no parking by the church, so park either at the village hall or at the school (HR6 9UW).
Sunday 11th June 2017 - Field Trip: On the Trail of the Mortimers in Wales
Philip Hume, author of On the Trail of the Mortimers, will lead a tour to visit Presteigne and the site of the battle of Bryn Glas, Owain Glyndwr's great victory over an English army under Sir Edmund Mortimer in 1402. Meet at 10.00 at the Assembly Rooms in Presteigne. Members £3, non-members £4. For full details click here
Tuesday 11th July 2017 - MHS SUMMER LECTURE - Rebellion and Warfare in the Marches 1066-1154
Professor Matthew Strickland - University of Glasgow
6.30 for 7.00 Grange Court, Leominster. Members £5, non-members £6.
Please let us know if you are coming. For full details and booking arrangements click here
Saturday 7th October 2017 - MHS AUTUMN SYMPOSIUM
A whole-day event held in the Assembly Rooms in Ludlow. Note the date. More later.