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Thegns of Mercia Anglo-Saxon Living History

Step back over 1000 years in time to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Anglo-Saxon life as we welcome Thegns of Mercia for a weekend full of living history.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Step back in time with Thegns of Mercia as they bring a whole weekend of living history to Sutton Hoo through talks, live demonstrations and displays of reproduction treasures.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for all ages

Meeting point

After seeing the Visitor Welcome team for your admission, explore the site and discover the Anglo-Saxon encampment.

What to bring and wear

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and foot wear.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Upcoming events

Event

Anglo-Saxon costume demonstration 

Meet our historic costume volunteers as they demonstrate the craft skills of the Anglo-Saxons and how they created clothing and accessories using natural materials.

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on
24 Apr to 30 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 15:00
+ 54 other dates or times
Event

Walk with Us at Sutton Hoo 

Get out in the fresh air, re-connect with nature, stretch your legs and walk your way to better wellbeing on one of our volunteer-led group walks.

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on
25 Apr to 23 May 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Gruesome Graves 

Take our free family tour to discover gruesome stories we've had to leave out of our 'normal' tours ...

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on
27 Apr 2024
at
13:00 to 14:00
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Evening Chorus Guided Walk 

As the sun begins to set enjoy the sound of birdsong as it fills the landscape of Sutton Hoo.

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on
27 Apr to 18 May 2024
at
20:00 to 22:00
+ 3 other dates or times