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Hyde900 – Medieval Tile Workshop and Display of Finds from the Hyde Abbey Dig


Winchester City Museum, The Square, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9ES

The display will showcase the finds from the Hyde 900 community digs on the site of the cloisters of Hyde Abbey. This will include further amazing finds associated with the stunning Norman cloister arch also now displayed in the Winchester City Museum. 

There will be also be a display of finds of encaustic tiles from the dig and others discovered in the past within the precincts of Hyde Abbey. Visitors will have the opportunity of choosing from a selection of patterns to use in the free tile making workshop. For a fee they can have their tiles fired and glazed for collection early in 2020.

●  Thursday 19 September: Display 1000-1600, tile workshops 10:30, 11:30, 13:30 and 14:30

●  Friday 20 September: Display 1000-1600, tile workshops 10:30, 11:30, 13:30 and 14:30

●  Saturday 21 September: Display 1000-1600, tile workshops 10:30, 11:30, 13:30 and 14:30

●  Sunday 22 September: Display 1100-1600, tile workshops 11:30, 13:30 and 14:30

Display is free to look round at anytime during the City Museum opening hours, but the workshops must be pre-booked.

Any age from 4 years upwards can join us for the tile making workshops. There are a maximum of six places on each workshop.

Max 6 people per tour/session. Allow up to 1hr for the workshops. This is a wonderful hands-on experience for people of all ages.

Earlier Event: September 18
Winchester, Women & Education