We are pleased to confirm that our forthcoming talk ‘Richard II & John of Gaunt – Loyalty & Distrust’ will take please on Sunday 11th September 2022 at 2.00pm in the visitor centre at Pontefract Castle. Tickets for this talk are free and are for those aged 12 and over and booking can be made via Wakefield Museums and Castles website or by contacting the castle directly on 01977 723440. We hope to see you there.
As part of the Heritage Open Day, we will be delivering a talk on Sunday 11th September entitled ‘Richard II & John of Gaunt – Loyalty and Distrust’. These were two of Pontefract Castle’s most important residents for very different reasons. We will be investigating the life and key events of Richard’s reign and his turbulent relationship with his uncle and Lord of Pontefract, John of Gaunt. Please watch out for further details including how to book.