How did our ancestors celebrate feasts and special occasions?
How did medieval drama express a sense of community?
How did people entertain themselves?
This is an online version of an exhibition that was originally hosted by Durham Cathedral from 19 April – 22 May 2016, entitled Plays, Processions and Parchment: Dramatic Traditions in the North East of England. You can find out more about the background to the exhibition in this interview with the curator, Diana Wyatt.
We gratefully acknowledge the help, support and advice of all those who helped make both the original and online exhibition possible: Durham Cathedral, Durham Cathedral Library, Durham University, Sheila Hingley, Julie Biddlecombe-Brown, Simon James, Sarah Price, The Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham World Heritage Site, Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham Medieval Theatre Company, Elisabeth Dutton, Peter Gaber, The World Through Wooden Eyes, Richard Rastall.