Upcoming Events

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The meetings of the New South Wales Branch of the Richard III Society are held at the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, CBD, at 14h00 on Saturdays, unless time and venue is otherwise indicated.

Visitors are most welcome!


Events: 2018

NSW Branch Calendar for 2018

9th June – Rob Shipton: “The History of Clocks”

11th August – Kevin Herbert: “Q is for Quiz: Amazing Ricardian Facts”

19th August – Annual Bosworth Church Service, Anglican Church of St James,  King Street, Sydney

13th October – AGM & Scrabble Talks: Moya Reynolds, Marni Lo, Chris Lo

8th December – Lynne Foley: “Christmas Rites and Rituals”

Richard III Society 2018 Conference

Hosts: Richard III Society, NSW Branch, Inc.


Albury Manor House Hotel
593Young Street, Albury, NSW, 2640


Friday November 9, 2018
(Registration Nov 8 from 3.30PM)


A day of discovery about the times of King Richard III of England · Informative talks & presentations · Raffles and sales · Entertainment · Great company


Register interest and deposit by July 30
Final payment due September 30

Back by popular demand!

The most recent conference of the Richard III Society, NSW Branch, in November 2016 was hailed as an outstanding success by all comers. By popular accord we will return in 2018 to Albury to relive our enjoyable time and add new moments to our Ricardian memories.

Delegates  are  invited  to  express  interest  in  presenting. Research,  book  reviews, controversy all welcome. Would you be interested in participating in a segment on the program on Friday entitled: “Why and How am I a Ricardian”? All expressions of interest to be lodged by June 30. (see booking form).

Accommodation – Book  directly  with  the  hotel,  identifying  your  stay  as  related  to  the  Richard  III Conference. The Albury Manor House Hotel boasts 40 rooms equipped with various facilities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Rooms available in single, double, twin or family configurations which sleep up to 5.  Features include an indoor pool and sauna, dry cleaning service, secure covered parking and free Wi-Fi. PH: (02) 6041 1777
Email: alburymanorhouse@bigpond.com   www.alburymanor.com.au

Travel – Hotel is close to railway station and local airport. Local taxi service is available on (02) 6025 2255.

Rail  travel  from  Sydney: Dep.  Central  Nov  8  7.42am;  Arr.  Albury  3.11pm.  Return  Dep.  Albury Nov  10  11.47am,  Arr.  Central  7.59pm.  Book  after  17/5/18.  Identify  as Richard  III  Society  member. Request car C. Book individually. Pensioner supplement booking fee $42.54.
Info: Kevin Herbert (02) 9977 8505


Day 1: Thursday 8th:  3.30 Registration and afternoon tea. 6.00 Pre-dinner drinks. 7.00 Dinner (own cost)
Day 2: Friday 9th:  9.00 – 5.00 Biennial One-Day Conference. 7.00 Medieval Banquet (cost separate)
Day 3: Saturday 10th:  Departures, optional local tours

General enquiries: richardiiialbury2018@gmail.com

Richard III Society, NSW Branch, Incorporated – www.richardiii-nsw.org.au
Patron: HRH The Duke of Gloucester

Click on the link below to download the registration form.

Registration Form 2018