Events organised by MHS are in red.
Wednesday 13th December 2017 - Hereford Cathedral's Mappa Mundi
Organised by Leominster Historical Society. A talk by Sarah Arrowsmith, Head of Schools and Family Learning at Hereford Cathedral about the famous map of the world. Dated around 1300 and on a single sheet of vellum, it is the largest medieval map known to exist.
7.30 Grange Court, Leominster. Non-members £3.
Saturday 10th February 2018 - Medieval Pilgrimage in the Welsh Marches
A morning of talks organised by MHS as part of the Ludlow Palmers series on pilgrimage. All proceeds to the Conservation Trust for St Laurence, Ludlow.
The Medieval Pilgrimage Experience
by Dr Kathryn Hurlock of Manchester Metropolitan University
Pilgrims' Progress: Cures, Cults and Canonisation in the later Middle Ages
by Dr Harriett Webster of the University of Wales Trinity St David
10.00-12.30 in St Laurence's Church, Ludlow. Prices: Ludlow Palmers and members of MHS £8; non-members £12.
For full details and booking information click here
Saturday 17th March 2018 - Medieval Leominster
After our AGM, Duncan James will talk about medieval Leominster and lead a walk around some of the historic buildings in the town.
10.00 AGM. 11.00-13.00 Duncan James. At Grange Court, Leominster HR6 8NL. Grange Court is on the east side of the green near the Priory. Use public car parks nearby.
There is no charge for this event.
Saturday 19th May 2018 - Religion and Faith in the time of the Mortimers
Our Spring Conference offers the opportunity of hearing a fascinating range of talks given by eminent speakers. It is being held at Leominster Priory. Here is the outline programme:
Religious Structures in the Middle Ages - Dr Ian Mortimer
Monasticism in the Welsh Marches - Prof. Janet Burton
The Role of the Bishop in 13th century England: The Marches and beyond - Dr Sophie Ambler
Saints and Miracles in the Welsh Marches: their role in people's faith - Ian Bass
Templars and Hospitallers in the Welsh Marches - Prof. Helen Nicholson
Churches, Chantries and Chapels - Prof. Nigel Saul
The Personal Experience of Medieval Religion - Dr Ian Mortimer.
Tickets: members £17.50; non-members £22.50. Pre-booked optional lunch £10. For full details of talks, speakers and booking please click here