Canterbury Celebrates 1000 Years of History

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A unique glimpse into 1000 years of Canterbury’s history was unveiled by broadcaster and renowned historian Dr David Starkey at the Sidney Cooper Gallery on Friday 5 February.

Funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund, the exhibition Canterbury: England’s Crucible, will bring the City’s history to life in a way that has never been tackled before. Especially designed for children and families, the exhibition uses 20 exclusively created, giant art panels to tell the city’s story alongside local archaeological gems, a free city trail and interactive fun to explain the city’s significance throughout the ages.

For more information visit The free exhibition, which covers Canterbury’s history from 597 – 1603, runs through March 27th.

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