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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 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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