Curators Lloyd de Beer and Naomi Speakman investigate the murder of Thomas Becket and what we know about the perpetrators of this notorious crime.
22 April 2021
16 December 2020
Looking for an alternative Christmas dinner? Whip up a medieval feast with 11 recipes from the Middle Ages.
28 December 2019
Discover how the assassination of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral on 29 December 1170 changed the course of history…
24 July 2019
It’s been 80 years since Sutton Hoo was discovered and excavated. But why is this Anglo-Saxon ship burial so important and what has it taught us?
23 March 2018
Curator Naomi Speakman sheds light on a few of her favourite medieval gems in the collection.
13 February 2018
For Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled 14 sensational smooches and other symbols of love from around the world. Pucker up…
3 August 2017
Curator Naomi Speakman explores the fantastical world of medieval bestiaries and the mythical creatures found within.