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Richard III

Richard III statue in Castle Gardens, Leicester

Find out about the search for King Richard III in Leicester, including information about the exhibition at Leicester’s medieval Guildhall…

Leicester's medieval Guildhall

Richard III: Leicester's Search for a King

Discover the exciting exhibition at Leicester’s medieval Guildhall, detailing the archaeological search for the lost grave of King Richard III. Open until 1 June 2014. 
> Richard III: Leicester's Search for a King

Richard III Visitor Centre

King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery

The Visitor Centre's website will be launching soon. See the holding page and sign up for news, offers and priority notification of ticket sales at www.kingrichardiiivisitorcentre.com

For more information on what the visitor centre will offer, click here.

Richard III One Year On

Richard III One Year On

A look at news and events that have taken place in Leicester since the discovery of Richard III in February 2013

> Richard III One Year On

Richard III Audio Tour

Richard III Audio Tour

Discover King Richard III's connections to Leicester and Leicestershire in an audio tour of the city and county.

> Richard III Audio Tour

Potrait of Richard III - Image courtesy of University of Leicester

Richard III and The Story of Leicester

Visit the Story of Leicester website to read about the life of Richard III, his association with the city of Leicester and how, over five hundred years after his death, the partnership of the University of Leicester, Leicester City Council and The Richard III Society came to lead the search for his grave.
> Richard III and the Story of Leicester

Events and Activities

Richard III Events and Activities

Events and activities for the whole family to learn more about Richard III and his connection to Leicester

>Richard III Events and Activities

Richard III's reconstructed head model

King Richard III Facial Reconstruction Tour

Find out about the facial reconstruction of King Richard III and its tour of museums across the country.

> King Richard III Facial Reconstruction

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Richard III Short Breaks

Information on short breaks to the city and county to discover for yourself the fascinating story of the last Plantagenet King and his downfall...

> Richard III Short Breaks

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Richard III: Leicester's Search for a King - Photo Gallery

See pictures of the exhibition at The Guildhall...

> Exhibition Photo Gallery

Richard III Social Media

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Cathedral Quarter Partnership

The Cathedral Quarter Parntership brings together key organisations in Leicester and Leicestershire that are committed to telling the story of King Richard III and making the most of the Cathedral area in the heart of the city's Old Town.
> Find out about the organisations involved in the Cathedral Quarter Partnership