Winter Solstice

Discover the Anglo-Saxon midwinter rituals as the sun sets over Sutton Hoo.

  • Booking essential

Visit the ancient site of Sutton Hoo on one of the key dates of the pagan calendar with Time Team's Dr Sam Newton. Learn about the Anglo-Saxon midwinter feast and discover how traditions have survived down the ages on this special lecture and tour of the mounds.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £15.00
    includes refreshments

The basics

Booking details
Call 01394 389714
Suitability
Academic nature of lecture may not be suitable for children
Assistance dogs are welcome.
What to bring and wear
Please dress appropriately. This event includes a walk up to the burial mounds.
Accessibility
Whilst the venue for the lecture is fully accessible the walk to the mounds does go across rougher ground, not all of which is on footpaths.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 December 2017 14:30 - 16:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Visitor Reception
Email
suttonhoo@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01394 389714

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Winter Solstice

Sun 17 Dec 2017
14:30-16:30
Discover the Anglo-Saxon midwinter rituals as the sun sets over Sutton Hoo.