What’s On

Forthcoming Lecture Meetings and Field Visits


January 18th Disaster at Desford (1881) & Shackerstone; a day in 1908 David Woolerton
February 15th Beneath Bus Stations and Breweries Mathew Morris
March 15th AGM & Mercian Leicestershire Peter Liddle MBE

April 19th Researching My Family Gemma Tallis

May 17th An Introduction to decoration on Roman and Medieval  Pottery  Jo Connell

June 14th Community Meeting for Bosworth Links Gemma Tallis & Mathew Morris (Please note this meeting commences at 6:30 pm in St. Peter’s Parish Church)

June 14th ‘Stories of the Stone Wood: Investigating Charnwood’s Medieval Past Dr Julie Attard (Please note this meeting commences at 7:30pm in St. Peter’s Parish Church)

June 30th Finds Master Class Peter Liddle (This event will take place in the Dixie Grammar School Hall between 2:00pm and 4:00pm)

July 19th An Afternoon at Bosworth Hall: This is a members only event

July 21st and 22nd Bosworth Links Big Dig. To take part in the dig you must register as a volunteer http://marketbosworthsociety.com/volunteer/

July 21st Bosworth Festival of Archaeology. This event will take place on The Parish Field, Park Street, Market Bosworth between 10:00 am and 4:00pm There will be displays of last years finds. The Hinckley Archaeological Society will also be displaying several years of finds. There will also be a display of Flint Knapping, Metal Detecting and Medieval Tile Making (you will be able to try your hand at tile making). Subject to availability and weather permitting.

August 16th Battlefield Line Summer Visit: This is a members only event

September 20th Memories of Bosworth (to include previously unseen film footage)  Referee Robert Leake

October 18th World War One “Bosworth’s Battles” David Humbertson

November 15th World War One, “Market Bosworth’s War” Narrator Robert Leake 

December No Meeting This Month But Look out for news of other events


January 17th Castles of Leicestershire Richard Knox

February 21st Flint Knapping Robert Wells

March 21st (AGM at 7:00 pm) Followed by The Tigers Caged Robin Jenkins

All meetings commence at 7:30 PM (except for the AGM and SGM which are notified separately, and those on the 14th June) Non-Society members are welcome (subject to availability) and will be asked to make a donation of a minimum of £3.00. Meetings are held at The Free Church, Barton Road, Market Bosworth (unless stated otherwise)

Nigel Palmer


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