Church Monuments Society | Free online Spring lecture series

Saturdays from 10 April - 1 May 2021

The Church Monuments Society is for everyone who is fascinated by tomb carvings, from medieval effigies to modern gravestones. We organise excursions and study days, publish a journal and a newsletter, and advise on conservation and interpretation of monuments. Now, we present our inaugural series of online lectures, as an introduction to the Society.

All talks are free to all. They will take place on Zoom and registration is via Eventbrite.

Saturday 10 April 2021 – 5pm GMT

Fine & Private Places: or, why study funerary monuments?

– Dr Jean Wilson MBE FSA

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Saturday 17 April 2021 – 5pm GMT

‘Reading’ Damage & Design in British & Irish Cadaver Monuments

– Dr Christina Welch

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Saturday 24 April 2021 – 5pm GMT

The Cross-Legged Effigy in Context: Myth and Legend

– Mr Mark Downing FSA

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Saturday 01 May 2021 – 5pm GMT

A Dead Good Job: Gravedigging in Municipal Cemeteries

– Dr Helen Frisby & Dr Stuart Prior

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We look forward to welcoming you,


Church Monuments Society