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St Benet's Discovery Day: 1000 years of St Benet's Abbey all in one day!

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Ludham Village Hall

Norwich Road

Ludham

Great Yarmouth

NR29 5PB

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St Benet's Abbey, the Icon of the Broads, is 1000 years old. A day of discovery - talks and walks- will bring to life this much loved ruin.

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A warm welcome from 9.15 and a morning of talks, starting at 9.45, about St Benet's Abbey and its importance to the Broads. Programme includes:

Introduction by Stewart Alexander, Storyteller and Heritage interpreter

Julian Luxford, Professor of Art History at the University of St Andrews: The architecture of St Benet’s Abbey from foundation to dissolution

Alison Yardy, Researcher on Norfolk Mills: The St Benet's Windmill and 18th-19th Century Life at the Abbey site

Tom Williamson, Professor of Landscape History at the University of East Anglia: St Benet’s Abbey: The wider landscape context

Nicola Hems, Curator of the Museum of the Broads, St Benet’s – A Place of Pilgrimage and Picnics

Afternoon visit to St Benet’s Abbey with a short tour accompanied by the speakers.

FREE ticketed event. Tea and coffee provided. Bring packed lunch.

See www.stbenetsabbey.org for details

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Ludham Village Hall

Norwich Road

Ludham

Great Yarmouth

NR29 5PB

United Kingdom

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