Rare chance to visit ossuary at Bamburgh

A rare chance to visit the Bamburgh ossuary will be held on Wednesday.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 21 August, 2016, 10:30
St Aidan's Church, Bamburgh.

Bamburgh Heritage Trust will be hosting the evening exploration of the creation of the ossuary and of Bamburgh’s Anglo-Saxon inhabitants.

The event, at 7pm, will take place in the candle-lit crypt of St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh.

The talk is being given by Jessica Turner, of the Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership, and will include an exploration of the Anglo-Saxon context in which these ancestors lived and the links to both St Aidan and St Cuthbert.

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Tickets are £7, including refreshments, and proceeds go to the Trust for continuing conservationof the ossuary.

Booking is essential, by emailing bamburghheritage@gmail or by calling 01668 214248.