Programme: Celebrating the Heritage Conference

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DAY ONE – SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2013

9:30 am Registration/Coffee
10:00 am Welcome and Introduction
THE PRIORY IN ITS HISTORICAL CONTEXT
10:15 am Professor Henry Mayr Harting – ‘The Context of the Foundation’
Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 1066-1272.
11:15 am Dr Rob Lutton – ‘The Context of Late Medieval England’
The Priory in the wider context of late medieval England, the cultural contribution of the Augustinian canons, and religious and political developments in the 14th and 15th centuries.
12:15 pm A Musical Introduction: Dr Philip Weller with the Binchois Consort
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Tours
a. Walk around the Priory’s Interior
b. Walk around the Priory ‘Grounds’
c. Bayle Museum Visit
ST JOHN OF BRIDLINGTON AND HIS CULT

4:00 pm

5:00 pm

SJB

Rev. John Wardle – ‘Introduction to the life of St John of Bridlington’

Dr Philip Weller – ‘The Mass and Offices of St. John of Bridlington’
With musical illustrations by members of the Binchois Consort.

6:15 pm Conference Dinner

John Walker – ‘The Priory and Old Town: A Photographic Record’
Please note the following event has been rescheduled by the organisers, and is now at 6:30pm in the Priory Church Rooms.

8:00 pm Concert In the Priory – The Binchois Consort ( → Information)

DAY TWO – SUNDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2013

AUGUSTINIAN LIFE AND LITURGY
10:00 am BreviaryDr David Weston – ‘Augustinian Daily Life’
The Barnwell Customary and the Bridlington Dialogues.

NEW:   Dr Brian Moffat
Medicine practice at an Augustinian hospital at Soutra (Midlothian/Borders) in the early 14th century.

11:15 am Dr Anna Howard and Professor John Harper*
The Bridlington Breviary, and the experience of worship in a late medieval Priory.
*Please note that Professor John Harper is now unable to appear at the Conference, but Anna Howard will give his presentation on his behalf.
12:30 pm Lunch
AFTER THE CANONS: THE LATER HISTORY OF THE PRIORY
1:45 pm

Priory model bThe Dissolution of the Priory: Impact and Aftermath

Robin Sharpe
The downfall of the medieval Priory.

John Walker
What happened to the Priory and its contents? How much do we know?

3:00 pm Professor David Neave – ‘Bridlington and its Heritage’
4:00 pm Tea and Close
6:30 pm Choral Evensong in the Priory

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