‘Whose dead in vaulted arches lie’: the Church Monuments Society online lectures for the season of All Hallows

Date / time: 31 October - 27 November, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

'Whose dead in vaulted arches lie': the Church Monuments Society online lectures for the season of All Hallows



To build on the success of the Spring online lectures, the Church Monuments Society is running an Autumn series. They are listed for bookings on our Eventbrite page (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/church-monuments-society-32669221889).

The talks will be held on Zoom. All are free but must be booked – go to the Eventbrite links for details.

Details of individual events are on our Events page at https://churchmonumentssociety.org/events Please note the first event takes place on a Sunday, thereafter the talks revert to Saturdays. All will take place at 5pm GMT.

Sunday 31st October: the All Hallows lecture. Dr Roger Bowdler on depictions of death and decay on early 17th century monuments https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/169159973033

Saturday 6th November: Dr Helen Frisby & Dr Stuart Prior: ‘Grounds for Grave Concern’ – a sequel to their hugely popular Gravedigging talk last Spring https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/170053589865

Saturday 13th November: Elizabeth Blood – ‘Death in the Churchyard’: Skeletons, skulls and bones on slate tombstones https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/166935068283

Saturday 20th November: Dr Julian Litten – ‘Beneath the ledgerstone: Vaults and their contents’ https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/170184042051

Saturday 27th November: Prof. Madeleine Gray – ‘A crate of bones and gristle’: Cadaver tombs and the art of the macabre in medieval Wales https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/170183965823