Tuesday 9th February 2016 - Medieval new towns of the Welsh March and their surprising context
A talk by Peter Cornah in the Tuesday lecture series at the Ludlow Assembly Rooms. 10.00 - 12.00 (non-subscribers £4)
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 - The Palmers' Guild of Ludlow
A talk by Hugh Wood in the Tuesday lecture series at the Ludlow Assembly Rooms. 10.00 - 12.00 (non-subscribers £4)
Saturday 12th March 2016 - MHS AGM and Visit to Cleobury Mortimer and Kinlet
Venue - Cleobury Country Centre, Love Lane, Cleobury Mortimer DY14 8PE (Tel: 01299 272300)
10.00 Arrival - tea/coffee
10.30 Business Meeting
11.30 Talk by Robert Hodge, Chairman of Cleobury Mortimer & District History Society www.cleoburymortimerhistory.co.uk followed by a guided tour of Cleobury Mortimer.
13.00 Time for lunch in Cleobury Mortimer and the opportunity to visit Kinlet Church.
Tuesday 12th April 2016 - The Medieval Wood Carvings in St Laurence's, Ludlow
A half-day conference in St Laurence's church, organised by the Ludlow Palmers. The misericords include a carving of the 'falcon and fetterlock' badge of Richard, Duke of York (d1460) who was the heir of Edmund Mortimer 5th earl of March (d1425). The beautifully carved ceiling includes the white lion of March, the badge of the Mortimers perpetuated in the arms of Ludlow. Starts at 10.00. Tickets £5. Pay on the door. For more details on the talks and speakers Click here
Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th April 2016 - The Castles of the Hereford and South Shropshire Marches: the Annual Conference of the Castles Studies Group. Click here for more details
Saturday 14th May 2016 - MHS Spring Conference
at Hereford Academy, Marlbrook Road, Hereford HR2 7NG
Confirmed speakers include:
Professor Peter Coss of Cardiff University on Life in the Gentry Medieval House c1280-c1350
Professor David Crouch of Hull University - subject to be confirmed
Tim Hoverd, Archaelogical Projects Officer for Herefordshire on Deerparks
Sunday 15th May 2016 - Moccas Deerpark
Following his talk at the conference, Tim Hoverd will lead a visit to Moccas Deerpark close to the River Wye, north west of Hereford.
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 here