Norman Essex: What did the Normans do for us?
Join us to mark 950 years since the Battle of Hastings with talks from experts on how the Normans shaped life in Essex over the following decades. The long term effects of the Norman conquest can still be identified today, from the language we speak to the castles which punctuate our landscape. Find out more with talks from:
- Prof David Bates, University of East Anglia – 1066 in 2016
- Dr Jennifer Ward – Religious Life in Norman Essex
- Peter Berridge – The Norman construction of Colchester Castle
- Katharine Schofield, Essex Record Office – Essex in Little Domesday Book
Saturday 1 October, 10.30am-3.20pm
Tickets £20 including refreshments and lunch, please book in advance on 033301 32500