Canterbury: England's Crucible

6 Feb 2010 – 27 Mar 2010

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Tues-Fri 11am-5.30pm, Sat 12noon-5.30pm

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Sidney Cooper Gallery

Canterbury, United Kingdom


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  • Canterbury West or Canterbury East
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Canterbury: England's Crucible 1000 years of Canterbury's history from St Augustine to the Tudors


Canterbury Christchurch university's History Department has worked in close partnership with Canterbury Archaeological Trust (CAT) to produce this exciting exhibition which explores how the city has developed from AD 597 when St Augustine arrived on a mission from Rome. It includes specially commissioned illustrated colour panels, a giant model of the city, archaeological treasures including a human skeleton and interactives for children. The exhibition has been designed for a family audience. School parties are welcome by arrangement. All visitors will receive a free city trail and a childrens' book is available. This exhibition is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. FREE medieval puppet shows every Saturday at 12.30am, 2pm and 4pm from the Theatre of the Small


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