Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Insight into the History of Glastonbury Abbey revealed in a new display of Artefacts

A diverse collection of objects dating from prehistory to modern times, has this week gone on display at Glastonbury Abbey in time for Easter.

The objects have all been chosen by Abbey Trustee, Dr Tim Hopkinson-Ball, and were selected because of the interesting stories they tell about the Abbey, both before and after its dissolution in 1539. Tim said of them: ‘A surprising amount can be learnt from just a few surviving objects. Some of them tell us about life at the monastery, while others help us understand how the Abbey’s history and legends have been interpreted over the years.’

Click here to read this article from the Glastonbury People