Churches of Norfolk: An Appointment with Angels
7 May — 10 May 2019 | Tour Director: Imogen Corrigan
• View the remarkable ‘Danse Macabre’ panels of a surviving medieval rood screen, at St Mary in Sparham
• St Botolph’s in Trunch offers a beautiful 15th century hammerbeam roof alongside fine medieval misericords and a stunning font canopy
• Appreciate the stained glass at North Tuddenham alongside fascinating murals at Wickhampton and Hemblington
Imogen Corrigan is a medieval historian
Assemble 1415 at the Maids Head Hotel, Norwich, for three nights. Welcome and afternoon lecture: The Signs of the Times followed by optional independent visit to Norwich Cathedral.
St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Knapton (extraordinary double-hammerbeam roof, rafters filled with angels); St Botolph’s Church, Trunch (14th century chancel, fine medieval misericords and stunning oak font canopy); Holt; St Margaret’s Church, Cley (medieval ship graffiti); All Saints’ Church, Bale (superb stained glass).
Morning lecture: The Dregs of the People Remain – Black Death and its Aftermath. All Saints’ Church, Weston Longville (mural and Apostles’ Creed screen); St Mary’s Church, North Tuddenham (medieval stained glass); St Mary’s Church, Sparham (remarkable surviving ‘Danse Macabre’ rood screen portion); St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Salle (magnificent wool church); St Agnes’s Church, Cawston (fine 15th century rood screen).
All Saints’ Church, Hemblington (best surviving mural of St Christopher); St Helen’s Church, Ranworth (exquisite screen); St Edmund’s Church, Acle (plague inscription); St Andrew’s Church, Wickhampton (14th century murals). Tour disperses 1600 at Norwich train station followed by hotel.
7 May — 10 May 2019
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"Imogen shared her knowledge and enthusiasm for the buildings and their historical and social context as she guided us through a wide variety of churches with marvellous wall paintings, screens, fonts and wonderful roofs."
ACE Customer Jun 16
Cost of £795 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £175.