Events

RFS events 2016 for webForthcoming RFS Events for Spring 2019

Full details and booking forms are published with the Spring newsletter and the online booking forms can be downloaded here:

One day events booking form – Spring 2019


Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 July 2019 – The Annual Conference, Shropshire.

*The Conference is now fully booked*

The conference will be based at Harper Adams University, near Newport, Salop, commencing at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday 11 July and finishing after lunch on Sunday 14 July. There is an optional day on Wednesday 10 July for members travelling by car, meeting at Dudmaston Hall (NT) Salop. café at lunchtime. There is an entry charge to Dudmaston, (free to card-carrying National Trust members.) You can alternatively join us during the afternoon itinerary which progresses towards Harper Adams University.

The accommodation at Harper Adams is in modern, entirely single en-suite rooms. (There may be a few doubles if essential on request.) Many will choose to stay Wednesday night at Harper Adams to be on-campus for the early start on Thursday morning. See the additional charges below. Supper in the refectory is likely to be available for a charge . If you need accommodation on Tuesday night also, please ask.

Fees: Main conference from Thursday morning to early Sunday afternoon. Accommodation in exclusively single rooms, breakfast, lunch and dinner and some coffee and tea stops; entry fees, travel by coach and evening lecture(s). £375, per member. Additional nights, £48 per person. Non-residential: £240. Please apply by 1 March.


Thursday 5 September 2019 – A private visit to Oak House, West Bromwich.

Oak House, West Bromwich, Thursday 5 September 2019 A private visit to The Oak House Museum with fine 17th-century panelling and a good collection of oak furniture, some local, but mostly bought in the early 20th century, supplemented by items loaned from the V&A collections. Fee: £10, for members and their guests, refreshments not included. Please apply by 1 August.


Since events are sometimes fully subscribed and dealt with in order of receipt, you are advised to apply as early as possible. The RFS reserves the right to amend or cancel elements of events. Significant changes will be communicated to successful applicants.

Jeremy Bate, Events Secretary

For further information and enquiries about RFS events and bookings please contact: events.rfs@gmail.com.

One day events booking form – Spring 2019