‘House of Houses’: Exploring the Fabric and Context of Southwell Minster Conference

£10.00

Leaves of Southwell Academic Conference 2021
Saturday 4th September 2021
9.30am – 4pm
Online via Microsoft Teams
Book your place by buying a ticket: £10

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‘House of Houses’:
Exploring the Fabric and Context of Southwell Minster

Leaves of Southwell Academic Conference 2021
Saturday 4th September 2021
9.30am – 4pm
Online via Microsoft Teams

Join an international team of expert speakers to explore a vast array of fascinating topics including:

  • Medieval cross-slabs
  • Masons’ marks
  • The surviving medieval glass found in the Minster
  • The challenges and recent discoveries of restoration of the Chapter House

The day will provide the latest updates from the Chapter House by Cathedral Archaeologist, Prof. Philip Dixon and Prof. Chris Brooke and will culminate in a plenary chaired by Prof. Michael Jones.

Tickets cost £10

Booking for this conference closes at 3pm on Friday 3rd September.

If the event is showing as sold out, please email Aoife, Aoife.Cleland@southwellminster.org.uk, to be added to the waiting list.

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Conference Programme:

09:30 – Welcome and Introduction to the Minster
10:00 – John McNeill: Placing Southwell amongst the pro – cathedrals of York
10:40 – Questions
10:50 – Jenny Alexander: Uncovering the Masons’ marks at Southwell Minster
11:20 – Questions
11:30 – Coffee Break
11:40 – Peter Ryder: Medieval cross – slabs at the Minster
12:10 – Questions
12:20 – Allan Barton: The surviving medieval glass in the Minster
12:50 – Questions
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Peter Coffman: Examining the Quire
14:30 – Questions
14:40 – David Carrington: The challenges and discoveries of the recent restoration work at Chapter House
15:10 – Questions
15:20 – Updates from the Chapter House by Professor Chris Brooke and Cathedral Archaeologist, Professor Philip Dixon
15:40 – Plenary chaired by Professor Michael Jones
16:00 – End

For more information, please email education@southwellminster.org.uk