Wake up to the past

PUBLISHED: 12:56 07 December 2006 | UPDATED: 13:39 04 May 2010

WRITE ON: Chloe Selman tries her hand at quill writing with Bill Tate of Grantanbrygg.
Photo: HELEN DRAKE 7906

WRITE ON: Chloe Selman tries her hand at quill writing with Bill Tate of Grantanbrygg. Photo: HELEN DRAKE 7906

VISITORS to Ely Museum got a taste of life in the Middle Ages on Saturday when an historical re-enactment group dropped in. Grantanbrygg – the Anglo-Saxon name for Cambridge – brought costumes and reproductions of artefacts to the museum and told stories

VISITORS to Ely Museum got a taste of life in the Middle Ages on Saturday when an historical re-enactment group dropped in.

Grantanbrygg - the Anglo-Saxon name for Cambridge - brought costumes and reproductions of artefacts to the museum and told stories from the time of Hereward the Wake.

INFO: Ely Museum is at the corner of Lynn Road and Market Street. Open 10.30am to 4pm, £3 adults, £2.50 for concessions. Accompanied children get in free.


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