Enjoy a family day out and find out more about Richard III by attending one of many special events in Leicester. Listings are in date order and will be updated regularly so keep checking back to stay up to date with the latest events.
Knights and Princesses... and meet a King Richard lll Soldier!
Tuesday 18 February
11am – 3.30pm
Come along and be inspired by Richard III to create your own crown. Make swords and shields or a beautiful princess hat and accessories. Come along and dress the part in your best knight or princess costume! Step back in time and meet one of King Richard lll soldiers. Come and see the amazing arms and armour the soldiers wore as they marched to fight the usurper Henry Tudor on Bosworth Battlefield.
Drop-in event. £2.50 for activities.
T: 0116 253 2569
Afternoon Talk with Mathew Morris (ULAS): Richard lll excavation
Sunday 30 March
Mathew Morris is the Greyfriars Project’s fieldwork director and the archaeologist who first found Richard III. He looks at the whole Richard III project, from how they worked out where to look, through the excavation and what they found, to how the team were able to identify the skeleton as Richard III and work out how he died. His talk has a particular focus on the archaeological and osteological evidence from the dig, this talk will contain all the latest scientific results including the 2013 excavation.
Pre-booking essential, to book please call 0116 253 2569.