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Northumbria in the First Millennium

7 Sep — 11 Sep 2020 | Tour Director: Imogen Corrigan

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Imogen Corrigan,

BA, FRSA

Imogen Corrigan is a medieval historian

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1700 at the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County for four nights. Evening lecture: The Age of Bede

Day

2

Morning lecture: Viking Art & Myth followed by St Paul’s Church, Jarrow; St Peter’s Church, Monkwearmouth; and St Mary Magdalene, Hart. Evening lecture: The Lindisfarne Gospels

Day

3

Via All Saints’ Church, Rothbury (font stands on part of a 9th century Market Cross) to Lindisfarne: St Mary’s Church (reputed site of original monastery), Priory (home of St Cuthbert) and museum (Viking Raiders’ Stone).

Day

4

Morning visit to Escomb church (dating from c 675). Return to Durham for afternoon at the cathedral (including Open Treasure galleries).

Day

5

Chester-le-Street (St Cuthbert’s Church and Anker’s House Museum) followed by Hexham Abbey (7th century crypt). Tour disperses 1600 at Durham Station (and 1515 at Newcastle Station if required), followed by the hotel.

Tour Dates

7 Sep — 11 Sep 2020

Days

5

Cost

£975

Tour Code

NFMN-20

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PRACTICALITIES

While this tour is not particularly strenuous, some visits will involve walking over rugged or uneven ground, and church interiors may be dimly lit. Participants should have a good overall level of fitness.

Cost of £975 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 £110.

 
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