Past Meetup

Free Evening of Talks on the Saints of Kent at the Wye Pilgrimage Festival

This Meetup is past

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• The evening is part of the North Downs Way Pilgrimage Festival, a week long series of events (

The theme is "Kent - England's Holy Land? Tales of the Saints who made Kent a centre of English pilgrimage."

The talks are as follows:-

Augustine and his mission - by Father Marcus Holden - Rector of the Shrine of St Augustine Ramsgate

The Kent Royal Legend - by Dr Eleanor Parker - Lecturer in Medieval English Literature at Oxford University

It should last about an hour and a half including time for questions and will finish with a book signing.

Eleanor has a new book out about the Vikings ( and I have just published a guide to the Augustine Camino (

• What to bring
Just yourself!

• Important to know
Wye is accessible from the M20 at Ashford and is on the mainline from London to Ramsgate between Ashford and Canterbury.