Online lecture by Michael Wood


Silver penny of King Æthelstan (York Museum) CC BY-SA 4.0

Bradford on Avon Museum, jointly with the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes and the Saxon Church of St Laurence in Bradford, is co-hosting an online lecture by the well-known historian Michael Wood on “King Æthelstan and the making of England” on 5th May 7.30-9.00 pm. Æthelstan (c894– 939) is regarded as having been the first Anglo-Saxon King of the whole of England, having defeated the Vikings of York.

Michael Wood

For more details and to purchase tickets visit the Wiltshire Museum website (opens a new tab).  A reduced rate applies for Members of Bradford on Avon Museum and of the Wiltshire Archæological & Natural History Society. Tickets will be available up to 5.00 pm on the day and the link will be sent then. This is a fund-raiser for Bradford Museum, Saxon Church Trust and the Wiltshire Museum and proceeds from the lecture will be split between the three.

This is in addition to Bradford on Avon Museum’s usual Annual Autumn Lecture.


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