Medieval Pilgrims An afternoon talk with Tim Porter

Thursday 01/03/12 00:00

Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BX

Join Tim Porter on his journey to discover more about pilgrims and their pilgrimages to find out.
Thursday 1st March, 2-4pm Millions were on the move to the shrines of the great saints. Pilgrims traveled recognised routes stopping off at shrines and cathedrals where relics were venerated and saints worshiped. Why did they go and what did they see? Join Tim Porter on his journey to discover more about pilgrims and their pilgrimages to find out. Tim will be encouraging discussion and questions about who the travelers were and why and how people traveled such distances to visit holy places, often far removed from their own homes, with some beautiful slides and images of the saints. Tickets cost £5.50 or £5 to season ticket holders. Booking is essential.