The Abbey and the Antiquaries: 1000 Years of St Edmund’s Abbey

The year 2020 marked the 1000th anniversary of the foundation of the Abbey of St Edmund in Bury St Edmunds. This lecture for the Beccles U3A explores the ways in which artists, antiquarians and archaeologists have approached the abbey site since the Dissolution, and reveals what their work tells us about one of the country’s most important monastic sites. Booking details can be found here.