News: Paul Mellon Centre Public Study Room is open

The Public Study Room at the Paul Mellon Centre in Bedford Square is delighted to announce it is open again. The study room will be open by appointment only on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, between 10.30-12.45 and 13.15-15.30. The rest of the Centre (PMC) will be open by invitation only on these same days ofContinue reading “News: Paul Mellon Centre Public Study Room is open”

News: Canterbury Cathedral Free entry for all visitors – until Sunday 12 July 2020

Canterbury Cathedral’s free entry to all visitors offer continues until Sunday 12 July, after this, kids go free with reduced prices for adults until 31 August. All tickets must be pre-booked online via our website. They’ve introduced a range of new safety measures to ensure your wellbeing, including one-way routes, enhanced cleaning regimes, hand sanitiser stations, distancedContinue reading “News: Canterbury Cathedral Free entry for all visitors – until Sunday 12 July 2020”

News: 13th century paintings discovered at Poitiers Cathedral

Some thirteenth century wall paintings of exceptional quality were discovered at Poitiers Cathedral earlier this year. Measuring 900 square metres, these murals were covered by whitewash in the eighteenth century. You can read more here at France Bleu and watch a video here at la Nouvelle Republique Best wishes for your winter holidays from all at Medieval  Art Research!

Twelfth-century Belgian church consumed by serious fire

A fire in the church of Sint-Jan de Doper in Anzegem, Belgian has caused serious damage to the building, some of which is around 800 years old. The cause of the blaze, which broke out on the 16th October was apparently a faulty heating system. The fire started in the nave (this video captures theContinue reading “Twelfth-century Belgian church consumed by serious fire”