Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun

Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun

The Abbey Museum is open and ‘Kids Dig It’ is back! And just in time for MEDIEVAL FAMILY FUN! In order to comply with social distancing guidelines, we’ve customised the experience to pack in the most fun possible. Here is how it will work. Each day...
Abbey Medieval Festival – Family Fun Day

Abbey Medieval Festival – Family Fun Day

This mini Medieval Festival will feature many of the experiences on offer over the weekend but with a special focus on making them friendly and engaging for the younger members of the family. There will be opportunities to wander through medieval encampments, meet...
Abbey Museum is a GAMAA Award Winner

Abbey Museum is a GAMAA Award Winner

The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology was last night announced as a winner and a finalist at the GAMAA awards.  The awards – Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards – are presented annually to honour the achievements of individuals and organisations in striving...
Rosalie Gilbert: Secret Women’s Business

Rosalie Gilbert: Secret Women’s Business

With her upcoming talk Secret Women’s Business: Feminine Hygiene in the Middle Ages, we caught up with Rosalie Gilbert to get to know a bit about her work as a researcher, author and reenactor as well as gain insight about the lives of medieval women. How did...
A Very Brief History of Camping

A Very Brief History of Camping

Here in Australia, camping is a huge past time – you can go camping with your friends, family, and children. Sometimes you go camping for a weekend out, sometimes you can camp for weeks on end for your school or work holidays. But did you know the history of this past...