The Wars of the Roses - A Day of Talks

Join us for a captivating day of talks on the dramatic Wars of the Roses, transporting you back to this tumultuous period in history!

The Wars of the Roses - A Day of Talks


Join us for an exciting day of talks at Southwark Cathedral on Saturday 28 September.

Immerse yourself in the captivating history of the Wars of the Roses, a tumultuous period in English history. Renowned historians and experts will take you on a journey through this fascinating era, exploring the power struggles, the key figures, and the lasting impact on the nation.

Discover the rival houses of Lancaster and York, their fierce battles, and the intricate web of alliances that shaped the outcome. Engage in thought-provoking discussions, gain unique insights, and deepen your understanding of this pivotal time in British history.

Whether you're a history enthusiast, a student, or simply curious about this captivating period, this event promises to be an enlightening and engaging experience.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to delve into the Wars of the Roses and unravel the mysteries of the past.


Speakers include;


10am

Dr Michael Jones -The First Battle of St Albans (22 May 1455) - the beginning of the Wars of the Roses?


11.15am

Dr Alison Weir - Richard III: The Man and the Myth


1.45pm

Nathen Amin - 1483 - Princes and Rebellion


3pm

Dr Nicola Tallis - Margaret Beaufort: The Uncrowned Queen


4pm

End


This event is in-person only and won't be streamed or recorded. Tickets are valid for the day and this event will take place in the Cathedral library.

There will be a lunch break included after Alison's presentation and publications written by the speakers wil lbe available to purchase on the day.