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King Alfred Weekend 26 – 28 October 2012

datePosted on 21:49, October 1st, 2012 by Site admin

Hyde900’s second King Alfred Weekend celebrates the life of the monarch who died on October 26th, 899AD, and whose final resting place lies beneath the ruins of Hyde Abbey, close to St Bartholomew’s Church.

The weekend starts on Friday evening with the launch of the ‘Leylines’ art exhibition and a lecture on Alfred’s battles.

Saturday sees the Activity Day with something for all the family, followed by an evening concert.

Finally, on Sunday morning, a special church service commemorates Alfred’s life and deeds, followed by a procession to the memorial in Hyde Abbey Garden. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Hyde900 Lecture 2012

datePosted on 18:25, September 1st, 2012 by Site admin

Hyde900 in conjunction with St Bartholomew Hyde presents the Hyde900 King Alfred Lecture 2012:

Alfred the Great and the Viking Wars: The battles that laid the foundations of England

A talk by Dr Ryan Lavelle from the University of Winchester.

More details and online booking

Hyde900 would like to thank the  King Alfred Pub, Saxon Road, for their support for this event

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