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Conference: St Edmund’s Abbey - From Rise to Ruins: A Review of the Evidence

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!

Conference: St Edmund’s Abbey - From Rise to Ruins: A Review of the Evidence
Start Date: 17 October 2020
Start Time: 10am
End Date: 17 October 2020
End Time: 4.30pm

St Mary's Church, Honey Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1RT

Join The Abbey of St Edmund Heritage Partnership and Suffolk institute of Archaeology & History for their 2020 Millennium Conference.

Guest Speakers include:

Rev Simon Harvey, Vicar of St Mary’s Church - welcome.

Dr. Richard Hoggett, Freelance Heritage Consultant, Writer and Lecturer - ‘The Abbey, the Antiquaries and the Archaeologists: Discovering the Abbey of St Edmund’. 

Dr Abby Antrobus, Senior Archaeological Officer, Suffolk Archaeological Service -‘From Rise to Riots: The Relationship between the Abbey and the Town’.

Canon Professor Sarah Foot, Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, University of Oxford - ‘The Pre-Conquest History of the Abbey and its Land Holdings’.

Professor Mark Bailey, Professor of Late Medieval History, University of East Anglia - ‘The Impact of the Abbey on the Local Economy in the 15th Century.

Tickets will be available in April/May online from www.whatsonwestsuffolk.co.uk, by calling 01284 758000 and in person from The Apex box office, Bury St Edmunds.

Just one of the special activities during the Year of Celebrations to mark 1,000 years since the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund!

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