July 24th, 2015This weekend the King Richard III Visitor Centre is officially one year old, and since opening on 26th July 2014, has welcomed 81,627 visitors, with a further 3,000 visitors attending corporate events.
Visitors have come from as far away as Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand and The...By July 24th, 20150 comments
March 27th, 2015Leicester Cathedral and Jubilee Gardens were lit up by 8000 candles this evening as a finale to the week of King Richard III's reinterment.
Thousands of people came out to see the candles and a fireworks display.
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March 26th, 2015The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Justin Welby has been talking to Pukaar News ahead of today's final chapter in the reburial of King Richard III, at Leicester Cathedral.
A congregation of invited guests will witness the service conducted by the Archbishop. It will include a eulogy telling Richard...By March 26th, 20150 comments
March 23rd, 2015Ever since the discovery of King Richard III's remains under a car park in the centre of Leicester, there has been a campaign to give the much maligned king a reburial fit for royalty.
The events of Sunday the 22nd of Match were the first step towards that with his coffin being moved from Leicester University,...By March 23rd, 20150 comments
March 19th, 2015Ever since the discovery of the remains of King Richard III in a Leicester car park, the city has been gearing up to give England's last plantagenet, a send off worthy of royalty. This Sunday, the 23rd of March, will see a parade through the county, including a stopover at Bosworth, where the King met his death. Thousands of people are...By March 19th, 20150 comments
March 18th, 2015Thousands of visitors are expected in the city and county on Sunday to watch the final journey of King Richard III.
An influx of spectators and well-wishers are expected to line the route, which includes the A47 Hinckley Road, Bow Bridge, St Nicholas Church, and a short tour of the city centre before the coffin is handed...By March 18th, 20150 comments
February 22nd, 2015The final leg of Richard III ceremonial procession in March has been announced.
Preparations are under way to bring King Richard III’s mortal remains to their final resting place at Leicester Cathedral.
His remains will brought from the University of Leicester to the place of his death at...By February 22nd, 20150 comments
February 20th, 2015The personal prayer book of Richard III will be in Leicester during the kings re-interment in March.
Pukaar News got an exclusive look at the decorated manuscript known as the Book of Hours which has been preserved at Lambeth Palace for the last 400 years.
The medieval prayer book gave Richard ways...By February 20th, 20150 comments
February 10th, 2015Medieval style flags which will feature in the reburial of King Richard III are being created by school children from across Leicester.
Around 200 pupils from 10 schools across the city are taking part in a series of artist workshops to create 80 flags, known as pennants, emblazoned with medieval designs associated with King...By February 10th, 20150 comments
February 4th, 2015More than 100 events and acivities will be taking place in Leicester and Leicestershire ahead of Richard III re-interment next month.
Thousands of people from across the globe are expected to come to the city and county for the King's reburiel. The events and activities will take place from Friday 20 March, leading up...By February 4th, 20150 comments
December 12th, 2014Today an online ballot has gone live which gives members of the public the chance to apply for seats for the re-burial of King Richard III.
In exactly 100 days a week of events will begin which will see the remains of King Richard III re-buried at Leicester Cathedral. The online ballot for 200 invitations for each of the...By December 12th, 20140 comments
December 5th, 2014Hundreds of seats will be available to the public for Richard III reinterment, Leicester Cathedral has announced today.
On Friday 12 December, 100 days before the reinterment of King Richard III, Leicester Cathedral will open an online ballot, so members of the public can apply for seats to attend the...By December 5th, 20140 comments
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