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Northumbria in the First Millennium

27 Aug — 31 Aug 2019 | Tour Director: Imogen Corrigan

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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’, 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), Lindisfarne Heritage Centre (facsimile of Lindisfarne Gospels).

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 and Anker’s House Museum) followed by Hexham Abbey (7th century crypt). Tour disperses 1530 at Durham railway station, followed by 1545 at the hotel.

Tour Dates

27 Aug — 31 Aug 2019

Days

5

Cost

£945

Tour Code

NFM1-19

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Cost of £945 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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