Saxon house opening October 2016

Introduction to Old English language

Friday 1 June 2018


The course

An overview of the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) language; historical background material, writing and spelling and some simple texts and prose narratives.

The tutor

Stephen Pollington is the author of a dozen books on the Anglo-Saxon period and especially the language/literature. He has provided the ‘voice’ for the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for TV programmes, and added  Old English content to various museum displays. 

Participant information

Places are limited to 10 participants. All materials will be supplied. Participants might wish to bring a notepad or paper.


£85 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Vegetarian refreshments will be provided, if you have any other dietary requirements please let us know in advance. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.



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