Richard Reburied Revisited
Saturday 26 March – Friday 1 April
Leicester Cathedral, Leicester Market, The Guildhall and St Martins House
Richard Reburied Revisited flyer
On Thursday 26 March 2015 King Richard III was reinterred at Leicester Cathedral. To honour this historic occasion a programme of themed events and activities will take place, including a commemoration and rose laying ceremony.
King Richard III Visitor Centre photography exhibition – Reinterment: One Year On
Open until 2 May included in admission.
Thousands of images were captured during the events and some of the most iconic of these images are now on display. As part of the exhibition, a huge portrait of Richard lll is being created using photos taken during the week. If you took pictures and would like them included in the portrait, send them via email to email@example.com
before 14 March.
Children’s activities ‘Explore the Cathedral’
Throughout the Easter holiday 10.30am – 4pm
Traditional Easter bonnet competition with medieval activities
Saturday 26 March 12.30pm – 2.30pm, Competition registration 11am – 12noon
Medieval fayre entertainment, children’s activities and Easter bonnet competition, open to anyone aged under 13 with the chance to win a bike.
Book and CD launch
Saturday 26 March 1.30pm – 2.15pm
St Martins House
How to Bury a King, the memoir of the reburial by The Revd. Pete Hobson, who oversaw the Cathedral’s programme.
Richard III – His Story, by Kirsteen Thomson. He lieth under this stone, music from reinterment week, as sung by Leicester Cathedral Choir.
Conflict 1485 Bosworth
Saturday 26 March 2pm
Come and meet the livery soldiers of the household of King Richard and their noble ladies at Visit Leicester. Then from 2.30pm watch the soldiers march from Visit Leicester through Gallowtree Gate, High Street, Loseby Lane to the Richard III statue on Cathedral Gardens at 2.45pm. This will be followed by…
Richard Reburied Revisited: Commemoration and rose laying
Saturday 26 March 3pm – 3.45pm
Tell-Tale Theatre present: Uncle Richard
Saturday 26 March 7pm
Tickets: £9 / £5 concessions or family ticket (2 Adults / 2 Children) £20
Tel: 0116 253 2569
When Richard III’s niece, Elizabeth and her two sons, Arthur and Henry decide to unravel the truth about the fate of her brothers, the princes in the tower, they discover that when it comes to Uncle Richard, no two tellings of the tale ever seem to be quite the same. Action packed storytelling theatre for all the family show written to mark the reinterment of Richard III. Written by E.S Cooper, directed by Taresh Solanki.
Medieval cooking and food tasting
Monday 28 March 10.30am – 4pm
“Taste and see.” Caroline Yeldham will be cooking and talking about the sort of food that King Richard and people from this time would have eaten.
Tom Denny in conversation with The Revd. Pete Hobson, Director of Common Ground
Tuesday 29 March 2pm – 3pm
Tom is the artist responsible for the new stained glass windows in Leicester Cathedral, which will be installed shortly after Easter. Booking not necessary.
Wednesday 30 March 10.30am – 4pm
Jane Lappage will be giving children and families the opportunity to have a go at calligraphy and take away their own piece of medieval writing.
Floral seminar & workshop with Rosemary Hughes
Thursday 31 March 10am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4.30pm
St Martins House
Tickets: £15 from kingrichardinleicester.com/shop or tel: 0116 261 5357
Demonstration and talk about the preparation, construction, research and background of the floral designs for the reinterment of King Richard III. Delegates will then ‘have a go’ at making one of those designs.