Summer Solstice Talk and Walk

Come and explore what Summer Solstice meant to the Anglo-Saxon people.

  • Booking essential

Start the evening with an informative talk from Dr Sam Newton about the significance of Summer Solstice in Anglo-Saxon East Anglia. End your visit with a leisurely stroll over to the Royal Burial Ground to see the sun set on the longest day of the year.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £8.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
This event is not suitable for children.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet outside reception to have your tickets checked.
What to bring and wear
Sturdy shoes and appropriate outdoor clothing.
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible but please book trampers in advance.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 June 2018 19:15 - 21:30 Available

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Tue 19 Jun 2018
11:00-16:45
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Thu 21 Jun 2018
19:15-21:30
Come and explore what Summer Solstice meant to the Anglo-Saxon people.

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