Robin Leleux takes us through the development of castles through the ages and ultimately their decline.
David Hewitt provides us an entertaining interlude on medieval medicine.
Sir Thomas Ingilby tells us about life in Ripley Castle “All in a Knight’s work”
9.30 to 10.00 Registration
10.00 to 11.00 Robin Leleux
Castles – Rise and Heyday. Through the ages from hill forts to Edward 1’s concentric castles
11.00 to 11.20 Tea and coffee
11.20 to 12.30 David Hewitt
A tale of Cock and Bull, mummies, magic and mysteries in medieval medicine
12.30 to 1.30 Lunch box, sandwiches and dessert, tea and coffee
1.30 to 2.40 Robin Leleux
Decline and Redundancy. Gentrification of traditional castles and stately houses, gunpowder and the Civil War and 19/20C developments through to Martello Towers and pill boxes
2.40 to 3.00 Tea and coffee
3.00 to 4.00 Sir Thomas Ingilby
All in a Knight’s Work - Castles fight back. 45minutes and 15min Q and A
Sir Thomas does not want a fee but would like our support for Myeloma.org.uk his chosen charity
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