May Half Term Events and Activities at Jarrow Hall

interactive display about glass

May Half Term at Jarrow Hall Join us here at Jarrow Hall this May Bank Holiday and Half Term as we explore the theme of Colour in the Anglo-Saxon World. Far from being the “Dark Ages”, Early Medieval times were a Golden Age in Northumbria and Jarrow was a centre of learning, bringing ideas and […]

Behátland

Explore the theme of agriculture through time in our new exhibition. Learn about the different types of animal who live on our farm and find out how agriculture has changed over time.

Codex Amiatinus AD692

Codex

Codex Amiatinus AD692 This is One of the most important books in the world, and the oldest complete Latin Bible in existence. Three copies were commissioned by Abbot Ceolfrid at Wearmouth-Jarrow in AD692 as a gift for the Pope. In AD716 Ceolfrid died on a journey to deliver this gift, leaving fellow monks to take […]

Saxon Glass info

The Saintly figure was reconstructed by Professor Dame Rosemary Cramp when looking at shaped glass found, they noticed what appeared to be a foot and a head. The Largest Collection of 7th and 8th centuries Coloured Window Glass in Europe. Jarrow was one of very few sites to produce red streaked window glass at the […]