The tomb of the Black Prince in Canterbury Cathedral. Main image for Medieval Canterbury Weekend 2020

Medieval Canterbury Weekend 3 - 5 April 2020

The fifth Canterbury history weekend returns to the Medieval period for 2020

Renowned historians and scholars such as Dr Sophie Ambler, Michael Wood and Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch will cover topics across the period from Anglo-Saxon society to the eve of the Reformation.

EVENT CANCELLED In light of the fast-changing nature of Covid-19 and in response to updated advice from the Government, Canterbury Christ Church University is cancelling all of our upcoming public events including the annual Thomas Becket Lecture and Medieval Canterbury Weekend. We will be in touch with ticket-holders to arrange refunds, and wherever possible we will reschedule cancelled events when it is safe to do so. We thank you for your understanding and apologise the the disappointment this may cause.

Kings & QueensSocial HistoryThe ChurchWar & PoliticsBooks & Manuscripts

Friday 3 April

19:00 - 20:30

Saturday 4 April

10:00 - 11:00
How to Read a Medieval ChurchProfessor Paul Bennett (SOLD OUT
Exploring an Ancient HospitalDr Sheila Sweetinburgh (SOLD OUT)
11:30 - 12:30
Investigating a Medieval Stone Building Professor Paul Bennett (SOLD OUT)
Investigating the BlackfriarsDr Sheila Sweetinburgh (SOLD OUT)
16:30 - 17:30
The Public SceneProfessor John McGavin
18:00 - 19:00
Not Quite a Saint: Henry VI and the Early TudorsDr David Starkey

Sunday 5 April

12:00 - 13:00
Thomas Becket was a LondonerProfessor Caroline Barron
Kings & QueensSocial HistoryThe ChurchWar & PoliticsBooks & Manuscripts

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Email: Arts & Culture

Postcode:  CT1 1PL

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