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Itinerary

Please note that there is a significant amount of walking involved at several of the locations on the itinerary, and accessibility may be limited. Please read more about mobility accommodations and limitations here.

March 15-22, 2019

Some listings may be tentative and some times are approximate.


Friday, March 15 – London

7 p.m. – Optional Early-Bird Dinner, The Montague on the Gardens


Saturday, March 16 – London

1 p.m. – Opening Reception and Lunch, The Montague on the Gardens

3-6 p.m. – National Portrait Gallery

8-10 p.m. Class Meeting, The Montague on the Gardens

A room with numerous portrait paintings in the National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery


Sunday, March 17 – London

10 a.m.- 1 p.m. – Tower of London

3-5 p.m. – Museum of London

7 p.m. – Dinner, The Blue Door Bistro

8-10 p.m. – Class Meeting, The Montague on the Gardens

An external view of the Tower of London

Tower of London


Monday, March 18 – London

9 a.m.-noon – Westminster Abbey

noon – Group Lunch

2-4 p.m. – Society of Antiquaries

An exterior view of Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

An interior view of the Society of Antiquaries

Society of Antiquaries


Tuesday, March 19 – Windsor

9 a.m.-noon – Windsor Castle

noon – Group Lunch in Windsor

Private Evening Reception and Tour of House of Lords in London (tentative)

An exterior view of Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle


Wednesday, March 20 – Leicester

9 a.m. – Train from London to Leicester

2-4 p.m. – King Richard III Visitor Centre

4-5 p.m. – Leicester Cathedral

7 p.m. – Dinner with Richard Buckley: Project Manager and lead archaeologist on the Grey Friars dig, director of University of Leicester Archaeological Services

An interior view of the King Richard III Visitor Centre

King Richard III Visitor Centre

King Richard III's Tomb

Leicester Cathedral


Thursday, March 21 – Fotheringhay – Nuneaton – Dadlington

8 a.m. – Coach ride from Leicester to Fotheringhay

9 a.m.-noon – Fotheringhay

noon – Lunch at Bosworth Battlefield, Nuneaton

1 p.m. – Battlefield Tour

7 p.m. – Group Dinner at Dog and Hedgehog Pub, Dadlington

9 p.m. – Coach ride from Fotheringhay to Leicester

People hiking up a green hill in Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay

Bosworth Battlefield

Bosworth Battlefield


Friday, March 22 – Leicester

9 a.m. – Walking tour of Historic Leicester

noon – Closing lunch (details TBD). Farewells and valedictories!

afternoon – Return to London or remain in Liecester to explore on your own

A narrow stone street in Leicester, England

Historic Leicester