Announcement: Society to speak at the Stratford Festival

On Thursday July 7, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Sheilah O’Connor from the Canadian Branch will speak on the real Richard III, accompanied by Susan Troxell, acting Chair of the American Branch who will discuss the Looking for Richard team’s discovery of the remains of Richard in August 2012. Randall Martin will talk about the play. Stratford is presenting Shakespeare’s Richard III this year with Colm Feore in the title role and directed by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino. Details and tickets at https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/WhatsOn/PlaysAndEvents/TheForum/Richard-III-Discovered-Uncovered

Richard III Original Art Contest

We are celebrating everyone’s resilience and creativity during the Covid-19 pandemic through a contest for Canadian members which, in turn, celebrates King Richard III.

Details and contest rules have been sent out via email and will be repeated in our Bulletin, the RIII. Check your inbox!

Image of Walker & Son’s shop window, Leicester, 2015, by Catya Hynard

Announcement: Society to speak at Stratford Festival

On June 5, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Sheilah O’Connor from the Canadian branch will speak on the real Richard III, accompanied by Matt Lewis skyping in from the U.K.. Matt is an author and member of the Society’s Executive Committee. Other speakers will talk about the play. Stratford is presenting Shakespeare’s Richard III this year with Colm Feore in the title role and directed by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino.

Details and tickets are available at https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/WhatsOn/PlaysAndEvents/TheForum/Richard-III-Discovered-Uncovered