On the anniversary of Thomas Becket’s translation, Dr John Jenkins from the Centre for Pilgrimage Studies at the University of York explains why the movement of Becket’s bones to a new shrine on 7 July 1220 was so significant.
7 July 2021
22 April 2021
Curators Lloyd de Beer and Naomi Speakman investigate the murder of Thomas Becket and what we know about the perpetrators of this notorious crime.
30 August 2017
Millions of Muslims make the journey to Mecca each year. Here are a few of the key things you should know about this incredible pilgrimage.
11 August 2017
The Great Shrine of Amaravati was one of the most important Buddhist monuments in the world. Curator Imma Ramos explains the long history of this sacred site, and how we’re using new technology to help people find out about the people who funded its construction.