Sat26Sep202010:30 amSutton Hoo, Woodbridge, IP12 3DJ
1000 Year of the Abbey of St Edmund
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.
Wed14Oct20207:30 pmPutnoe Heights Church, Putnoe Heights, Bedford, MK41 8EB
The Archaeology of Medieval Monasteries
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.
Sat17Oct202010 am - 4 pmSt Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds
The Abbey, the Antiquaries and the Archaeologists: Discovering the Abbey of St Edmund
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.
Sat14Nov2020TBCWells Maltings, Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk
Reflections on 25 Years of Anglo-Saxon Archaeology in East Anglia
A day conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project. Further details to follow.