Events organised by MHS are in red.
Wednesday 17th January 2018 - Writing Networks: A Literary History of the Welsh Marches c.1180-c.1350
Organised by Leintwardine History Society. A talk by Matthew Lampitt who spoke so well at our Autumn Symposium in 2017. Among other things, he will be talking about the Harley/Ludlow scribe. 7.30 Leintwardine Community Centre. £4 for people who are not members of the Lewintwardine society.
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
11.00-1.00 Duncan James will talk about medieval Leominster and lead a walk around some of the historic buildings in the town - members free, non-members £5
At Grange Court, Leominster HR6 8NL. Grange Court is on the east side of the green near the Priory. Use public car parks nearby.
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