August Events in and around Leicester
Aug 17th & 18th – Bosworth Medieval Festival (10.00-1730)
Tickets are available online .They are valid for both days, but you need to purchase one for either day. You can also visit the Ticket Office (10.00 am to 5.00 pm) or ‘phone 01455 290429.
Price: Adults £17.50, Concession £15.00. Please do not forget to visit the Richard III Society Stall.
Sat Aug 17th at 17.30 Choral Evensong at Leicester Cathedral
This service marks the anniversary of the death of Richard III at the battle of Bosworth. The banners will be carried and white roses laid. For more details click here.
Aug 22nd Rose Laying Ceremony
On Thursday Aug. 22nd 11:00-11:30 a rose laying ceremony will take place at the Bosworth Sundial Memorial. For more details
visit here or Tel: 01455 290429.
Aug 22nd Reinterment Relived: The Dean Reflects
On the anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth David Monteith will offer some reflections on Richard III’s reinterment in March of 2015. Leicester Cathedral at 6.30 pm. Free admission, no booking required.
Open Streets Greyfriars Aug 25th – Richard III (13.00-16.00)
From April to October on the fourth Sunday of each month Leicester has a themed afternoon of cycling aimed at families in the city centre. The theme in August will be King Richard III and details will appear after the July event on July 28th.
The Leicestershire Branch will be having a stall at this event in the vicinity of King Richard’s Statue and a talk will be given between 14.00-15.00 at either the Richard III Visitor Centre or the Guildhall.