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Grassroots 1066 events gather momentum

As the date of the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in mid October draws near, HOT is learning of more grassroots events to commemorate the occasion, as Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 14:25 Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Battle Abbey Battle of Hastings Battle Ramblers Bo-Peep Bulverhythe David Clarke Ecclesbourne Glen explanatory boards Harald Hardrada Hastings 950 Tapestry Hastings Local History Group Heather Grief Keith Leech Movement Nick Terdre St Clement St Michael’s Hospice Suzan Aral

Battle of Hastings mosaic goes on display

A marvellous recreation of the Bayeux Tapestry depicting the Battle of Hastings has gone on display at St Mary in the Castle, after being transported halfway round the world from New Zealand. The recreation, a steel mosaic, also includes historical sections missing from the famous tapestry. Nick Terdre went to view it. Photos by Tracy Hobden, Hastings Borough Council.

Posted 20:17 Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Battle of Hastings bayeux tapestry Edward the Confessor Fulford Gate Guinness world record Harald Hardrada Hastings Borough Council Kevin Boorman New Zealand Nick Terdre Peter Cocker William

1066: A Medieval Mosaic

Father and daughter team, Michael and Rachael Linton, want to take 1066: A Medieval Mosaic on tour throughout the United Kingdom,  exhibiting in art galleries, museums, castles, churches, cathedrals, universities or other appropriate venues for the 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings – and they’re starting with an exhibition from August to October 2016 in the Crypt of St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 11:04 Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: Battle of Hastings bayeux tapestry Chris Cormack Earls of Northumberland Harald Hardrada King Harold King of Norway st mary in the castle The Battle of Fulford Gate The Battle of Stamford Bridge William The Conqueror
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