Tales from the Scriptorium

Start Date

Tuesday 2nd Jul 2024 11:00 AM

End Date

Tuesday 2nd Jul 2024 15:30 PM

Location

Fountains Abbey, Swanley Grange, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY

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Brother Aidan returns to the Festival, bringing heritage crafts, history and storytelling to his new home at Fountains Abbey. Witness the process of creating an Anglo Saxon book whilst he weaves talks of his life as a monk. On hand - a huge range of replica artefacts. Demonstration includes parchment and ink making, leatherwork, bookbinding and calligraphy. An interactive event for adults.


Two Performances:


11:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 15:30



Presented by Andrew Bates from Hazelsong Theatre.

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