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Oh when the saints... All about Anglo-Saxon Saints
Oh when the saints... All about Anglo-Saxon Saints

Wed, 31 Jan


Southampton City Art Gallery

Oh when the saints... All about Anglo-Saxon Saints

Join Emeritus Professor Tom Watson, for January's illustrated talk, all about the history of English saints.

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Time & Location

31 Jan 2024, 10:30 – 11:30 GMT

Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Commercial Rd, Southampton SO14 7LY, UK

About the event

For our first illustrated talk of 2024, FoSMAG welcomes Tom Watson to tell the story of the enduring cults of English saints, with emphasis on the teenaged saint, Edward the Martyr, murdered at Corfe in 978.

Tom Watson is Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University. For the past two decades he's been researching cults of Anglo-Saxon saints.

About the event:

  • We're meeting in the Lecture Theatre at Southampton City Art Gallery. Everyone's welcome - you don't have to be a member to come to our talks!
  • Register for email notifications about this event by clicking the Register button.
  • Individual admission is £4.00 for FoSMAG members and students,  £6.00 for other non-members.
  • Please be ready to pay in cash or by chip+pin card payment at the door.

Image: Edward Murdered at Corfe. Illustration from Doyle, James William Edmund (1864) A Chronicle of England: B.C. 55 - A.D. 1485, pp 72  (from Wikimedia Commons).

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