stained glass of Benedict Biscop

Open to all, this workshop is a stand-alone day for people who want to try plainsong for the first time or for those who love the chant but don’t want the commitment of regular rehearsals. Come along for the pleasure of singing with others and exploring beautiful music still vibrant after more than a thousand…

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Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at the University of York and director of the Sutton Hoo Research Project Professor Martin Carver joins us to talk about his work at Sutton Hoo. An Anglo-Saxon burial site of incredible importance, Sutton Hoo boasts an undisturbed ship burial and a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artefacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance.…

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The next talk in The Bede Lecture Series will take place on Saturday 25th February in the conference room of the Bede Museum at Jarrow Hall. Dr David Petts, Senior Lecturer in the Archaeology of Northern England at Durham University will be speaking under the title “New Discoveries on Holy Island”, describing the excavations he…

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