Medieval Manuscript Collection Encounter
|23 September 2023
|14:00 - 15:30
|What is it:
|John Rylands Research Institute and Library
|Who is it for:
Enter the enchanting world of Western Medieval Manuscripts, held within the extraordinary neo-gothic setting of the John Rylands Research Institute and Library.
Part of the Manchester Medieval Quarter Festival, explore a globally significant collection echoing vibrant and varied traditions of medieval art over a thousand years of history.
Delve into intriguing questions current research is asking about the people and processes behind manuscript craft, readership, and merchant networks. Learn how specialist imaging technologies have unravelled secrets kept for centuries in the materials of these captivating manuscripts.
For this collections encounter, drop into the Christie Room on the first floor of the historic building. Our friendly engagement team will be on hand to guide you through the material.
Please note, at busier times it may be necessary to limit the number of visitors to help protect our Grade 1 listed building, so we may ask you to queue outside prior to entry.
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