Celebrate historic England at Abbey 900 in Cirencester

Cirencester, Gloucestershire

At Cirencester's year-long festival you can marvel at the Abbey's manuscripts, dance at a May Day Fleece Fair and tuck in at a Medieval Banquet.

Come and celebrate 900 years since the founding of the Augustinian Abbey and discover the capital of the Cotswolds many historic sites throughout 2017.

Add a brick to the LEGO model in the Parish Church (from 11 April until October); revel in Plantagenet and Civil War re-enactments (May and July); see four of the manuscripts –at the Corinium Museum Cirencester for the first time since the dissolution (11 Jan – 21 May) and feast like a king ata medieval banquet (28 May).

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