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
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
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.