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Teaching About the Anglo-Saxons: CPD conference for Primary and Secondary

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96 Euston Road

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This full-day CPD event at the British Library, run in partnership with the Historical Association, is perfect for expanding your subject knowledge of the Anglo-Saxon period. Both Primary and Secondary practitioners will have a choice of pathways through the event, benefiting from a range of academic and practical sessions to support classroom teaching, with all delegates experiencing a visit to this landmark exhibition. The day will also feature keynote sessions from lead exhibition curator Claire Breay, the British Library's Head of Ancient Medieval & Early Modern Manuscripts, and historian and broadcaster Michael Wood.

The day will feature workshop sessions from:

  • Karin Doull - Principal Lecturer, School of Education, University of Roehampton
  • Andrew Wrenn - freelance consultant and writer in history education
  • Michael Fordham - Subject Specialist Lead (History) - Inspiration Trust

Early bird booking rate available on General Admission tickets until 6 July. Members of the Historical Association and the British Library Teacher Network are eligible for additional discounted rates: email your contact at either organisation for details.

About the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms exhibition

Spanning six centuries, from the eclipse of Roman Britain to the Norman Conquest, highlights from the British Library’s outstanding collection of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts will be presented alongside a large number of exceptional loans at Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms, our major exhibition opening in autumn 2018. See major objects from the Staffordshire Hoard, alongside the four principal manuscripts of Old English poetry: the British Library’s unique manuscript of Beowulf will be displayed alongside the Vercelli Book on loan from the Biblioteca Capitolare in Vercelli, the Exeter Book on loan from Exeter Cathedral Library, and the Junius Manuscript on loan from the Bodleian Library, together for the first time. The exhibition will also include Domesday Book, which records unparalleled evidence of the English landscape and the Anglo-Saxons’ sophisticated tax-collection system. Domesday Book will be on loan from the National Archives. Read more about the exhibition here.

Free workshop sessions for UK schools will also be available to book later in the year. See bl.uk/learning for updates.


Have a question? Feel free to contact the British Library Schools Programme Manager.


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