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Medieval tile workshop & display of finds from Hyde Abbey

19 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019

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Discover the history of Hyde Abbey through a display of finds from the dig including encaustic tiles. And why not have a go yourself at making a floor tile in the medieval manner? But be prepared to get your hands dirty!

The display will showcase the finds from the Hyde 900 community digs on the site of the cloisters of Hyde Abbey. This will include further amazing finds associated with the stunning Norman cloister arch now displayed in the Winchester City Museum.

There will be also be a display of finds of encaustic tiles from the dig and others discovered in the past within the precincts of Hyde Abbey. Visitors will have the opportunity of choosing from a selection of patterns to use in the free tile making workshop. For a fee they can have their tiles fired and glazed for collection early in 2020.

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Free

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Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st: 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm

Sunday 22nd: 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm