Forthcoming Events

  • Sat
    26
    Sep
    2020

    1000 Year of the Abbey of St Edmund

    10:30 amSutton Hoo, Woodbridge, IP12 3DJ

    The year 2020 marks the 1000th anniversary of the foundation of the Abbey of St Edmund in Bury St Edmunds. This study day for Wuffing Education 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. More details to follow.

  • Wed
    14
    Oct
    2020

    The Archaeology of Medieval Monasteries

    7:30 pmPutnoe Heights Church, Putnoe Heights, Bedford, MK41 8EB

    Monasteries were one of the most important and influential features of the medieval landscape. This lecture for the Bedford Architectural, Archaeological and Local History Society examines the monastic landscapes of Britain throughout the Anglo-Saxon and medieval periods. Using examples from within the East Anglian region and from further afield, the history of monasticism in Britain, the development of the monastic cloister and precinct, and the management of monastic estates are explored. Further details from the BAALHS website.

  • Sat
    17
    Oct
    2020

    The Abbey, the Antiquaries and the Archaeologists: Discovering the Abbey of St Edmund

    10 am - 4 pmSt Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds

    As part of a conference celebrating the 1000th anniversary of the foundation of the Abbey of St Edmund, this lecture examines the ways in which antiquaries and archaeologists have approached the study of the abbey since the Dissolution, and reveals what recent archaeological fieldwork has told us about the development of the monastic site. More details to follow.

  • Sat
    14
    Nov
    2020

    Reflections on 25 Years of Anglo-Saxon Archaeology in East Anglia

    TBCWells Maltings, Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk

    A day conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project. Further details to follow.