Church Tourism Week - Medieval Sculpture Weekend
Step into Medieval Shropshire.
Meet a Medieval wood carver and learn more about his craft and his everyday life.
Try your hand at soap carving.
Listen to Medieval musicians and learn about their instruments and music.
Find out more about medieval life in the beautiful setting of St Mary Magdalene's, Battlefield. The church was completed in 1405, built to say prayers for the many dead left by the Battle of Shrewsbury, in 1403. St Mary Magdalene's has numerous medieval stone carvings, which you can investigate with our Explorer Backpacks and holds a unique fifteenth century, wooden Pieta, which has inspired this event.
Drop in event. Children must be accompanied at all times.
Part of Battle of Shrewsbury Medieval Weekend and Church Tourism Week.
This event is delivered in partnership with Art UK’s Sculpture Project. Our national Sculpture Around You programme is being made possible thanks to a generous grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Photo with kind permission of Alison and Hugh's Handmade Things