Next Event Saturday 25th September, Medieval Tile Day at Norton Priory, Runcorn

A day at Norton Priory near Runcorn in Cheshire which has one of the largest medieval tile collections in Britain. The medieval tiles and the kiln in which they were made were found during excavations in the 1970s and much of this material is now on display in a state-of-the art museum at Norton Priory. TACS members will be given a special tour of the museum and the abbey ruins by Lynn Smith the senior keeper at Norton Priory and Hans van Lemmen will talk to TACS members about the tile kiln found on site and its significance in understanding medieval tile production. There will also be a special hand-out devoted to the medieval tiles at Norton Priory which will be made available on the day.