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Secrets of The Abbey: History Returns - exhibition of manuscripts

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!

Secrets of The Abbey: History Returns - exhibition of manuscripts
Start Date: 2 May 2022
End Date: 9 June 2022

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS

Seven manuscripts from the Abbey Scriptorium are being reunited for the first time in their place of origin since 1539. 

Written and decorated by hand by monks in the Abbey, they will be displayed in the Cathedral Treasury. 

The manuscripts are on loan from Pembroke College, Cambridge where they were donated by William Smart (Portreeve of Ipswich) in 1599. 

The exhibition will run from May 2 to June 9.

Ticket details coming soon ...


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