Programme for 2017–2018
(All lectures commence at 6pm)
24 September 2017: Visit to Clayton Hall, Manchester
We are meeting at Clayton Hall at 2pm on Sunday 24 September for a tour and talk by the volunteers. The cost of the trip is £4 per head (payable on the day), and you are asked to make your own way to the hall. If you would like to join us on this visit, please email Dr Hannah Priest for more information.
19 October 2017: Catherine Casson (University of Manchester): Speculation, Compassion and Capitalism: Insights from Medieval English Real Estate Markets
Venue: Roscoe 4.2, University of Manchester, Brunswick Street (off Oxford Road)
7 December 2017: Gale Owen-Crocker (University of Manchester): ‘Deck the hall’ Anglo-Saxon style
Venue: Christie Room, John Rylands Library, Deansgate
15 February 2017: ‘Medieval Chetham’s: Manor-College-Library’: Talk and guided tour by Fergus Wilde
Venue: Main Entrance, Chetham's Library
Pre-registration is required for this event. For members: attendance is free - please email us to add your name to the attendance list. For non-members: attendance is £5 (waged)/£2 (unwaged) - please register and pay online.
3 May 2018: Joint meeting of the Manchester Medieval Society and Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies
Speaker: Michael Wood: The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great
Venue: Historic Reading Room, John Rylands Library, Deansgate
Annual subscription: £15.00, unwaged and students £5.00. Non-members: per lecture £5.00, unwaged and students £2.00.