Courtesy of the Mortimer History Society:
… literally where it all began nearly five years ago, children can just turn up at the Visitor Centre and learn how archaeology happens.
There is an announcement in The Millstone community newspaper for Mississippi Mills and The Area, of a lecture on March 31st on whether or not Richard III was a villain. It sounds as if it will be interesting: http://millstonenews.com/2017/03/almonte-lecture-on-bones-of-richard-iii-march-31.html
Richard wouldn’t recognise it…but Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire, which he owned briefly and probably stayed at prior to the battle of Tewkesbury, is being lit up in spectacular fashion this December. Gardens, buildings, the ruined banqueting hall (most likely built by Richard) and the little chapel containing the tomb of Katherine Parr, are all included… Continue reading SPECTACLE OF LIGHT AT SUDELEY CASTLE
THE LEGENDARY TEN SECONDS ~ performance at Exeter’s Picturehouse – 6th November 2016 As always, it was a pleasure to sing with Ian Churchward, founding member of The Legendary Ten Seconds at the Picturehouse in Exeter – a wonderful, arty location that always provides a warm welcome. We were joined by lovely staff… Continue reading A day out in Exeter
Unfortunately, Dr Bronwen Price is Principal Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Portsmouth, and a specialist in Shakespeare, so we cannot expect anything about the real Richard. Still, if the illustration is anything to go by, at least he keeps up with the times. He’s been portrayed in numerous periods and settings, so maybe… Continue reading No, don’t get excited – it’s the same old Shakespearean Richard….