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Medieval Canterbury Weekend 1st - 3rd April 2016

Medieval Canterbury was internationally important as the site of St Thomas' shrine, and was on the main highway between London and mainland Europe, traversed by kings, knights and merchants. Thus it was an ideal setting for a weekend programme of lectures and guided visits that showcased recent research on the middle ages. The joint venture between Canterbury Christ Church University and Canterbury Cathedral drew audience members from as far away as Wales, Cornwall, Newcastle, Manchester and places in-between.

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About the weekend

We were thrilled by the public response to Medieval Canterbury Weekend and to have sold over 1500 tickets. The event proved to be a true celebration of all things medieval in this gem of a medieval city.

Read a brief round-up of the weekend

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Download the Brochure

In the brochure you will find details of each of the events that took place over the weekend as well as biographical sketches of each speaker. 

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Poster Competition

We invited postgraduate students researching the Medieval period to submit a poster titled ‘Making my Research on a Medieval Topic Accessible to the General Public’ as part of our weekend.

View the winning entries here

 
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Picture Gallery

We were blessed with beautiful weather for much of the weekend. You can view a gallery that gives a visual impression of the weekend here.

View the gallery

Contact us

Tel: 01227 454700

Email: humanities@canterbury.ac.uk

 
 

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