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Official Launch Weekend and Annual General Meeting

Friday 30th September - Monday 3rd October, 2016

York, England

Itinerary of Events

Friday 30th

6pm   Requiem Mass for Richard III at St Wilfrid’s Roman Catholic Church

Followed afterwards by a reception at the D.C.H. bar within the Best Western and Dean Court Hotel (just a few steps away) ~ everyone welcome

Saturday 1st

11am - 4pm   Open Day in reception room at The Royal Oak on Goodramgate

This is your chance to meet up with other Loyal Supporters over a coffee, buy leaflets or other goodies on sale and generally take the opportunity to put your feet up after all that sightseeing! ~ everyone welcome

7pm - 10:30 pm   Medieval Banquet at Barley Hall

A banquet held within the great hall of a 15th Century townhouse to mark the official launch of the Loyal Supporters. The night includes a welcome by costumed staff, a medieval host/storyteller, welcome drink (mulled or mead wine), a medieval seated three-course meal (vegetarian options available) including complimentary drinks and accompanied by medieval background music.

We are also delighted to announce that we will have a guest speaker, door prizes and a raffle.

This is a one-off occasion to mark our first AGM and other weekend activities, so it’s an event not to be missed. Tickets for all of the above are only £50.00 and may be purchased by contacting us at Members may purchase tickets at any time, but due to limited seating, general sales will not be open until Monday 5th September, although non-members are encouraged to contact us to notify us if you are interested and to be added to a waiting list.

Medieval attire is GREATLY encouraged!!!

Sunday 2nd

12:30 pm - 4pm   1st Annual General Meeting of Richard III’s Loyal Supporters in reception room at The Royal Oak on Goodramgate

Official AGM (see official agenda for details) followed by

Finger Buffet (optional - £7.00 a head)

Submission of a 3 to 5 year plan, compiled by the present committee, illustrating how it is hoped that the society can expand and grow, and what is hoped to be achieved during this time period.

Some informal time to wind down, including a chat among members of how we came to ‘know’ Richard and why we are all so passionate about him.

Monday 3rd Trip to Middleham

We hope to arrange a day trip up to the beloved home of Richard and his family. Much will depend upon the availability of transportation for those who may need a lift, so if you are interested and could either offer a couple of seats in your car, or would need a ride, then just let us know at the contact details below and we will attempt to accommodate as many people as possible.

Details of the The Richard III Loyal Supporters’ First AGM and Launch Weekend 2016 - download the PDF version here.

Guide Map for the Richard III Loyal Supporters’ First AGM and Launch Weekend 2016 - download PDF here.

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