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Anglo-Saxon Weekend

Priory Park
11.00 am to 4.00 pm

Southend Museum‘s Anglo-Saxon Weekend is back for another year!

Join them to explore the daily life of the Anglo-Saxons through a living history camp. Take part in Anglo-Saxon themed crafts and activities, and get hands on with archaeological excavation!

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

• Living History Camp delivered by experienced re-enactors.
• The chance to listen to some Anglo-Saxon stories told by the incredible Dave Tong.
• To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the discovery of the Prittlewell Prince you’ll be able to explore more about this fantastic discovery which was hailed as Britain’s alternative to Tutankhamun!
• Anglo-Saxon pottery demonstrations.
• Other activities included: a sandpit mini-dig, archaeology themed puzzles, a treasure hunt, and an Anglo-Saxon themed craft activity.
• There is also a Makers Market happening in the refectory of Prittlewell Priory over the weekend which is open to ticket holders and members of the public. Each day will showcase 12 different makers/artisans from across Essex.

A full schedule of events will be sent out a week in advance via the email you supply when you purchase tickets.

Please note: parking is severely limited at Priory Park. Therefore we recommend using public transport where possible. There are car parks in Southend-on-Sea which are a short walk or bus ride away.

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