• 10 Nov 2021
  • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Jack Lofthouse Annexe Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley, LS29 9DZ

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 his chosen charity

4.00 Close 

The cost is £16.50 including lunch and refreshments.  If you are able to do so please select the option below to pay by debit or credit card. If you wish to pay by cheque please select that option. Details of where to send payment will be given.

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