July 22, 2021

Hazelsong Theatre presents ‘King Oswald Whiteblade – The Sword and the Cross’August 7 to 8, 2021

Performances in St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh – Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August at 5.30pm – Village procession and vignettes 1pm-2pm – The event is FREE to […]
April 12, 2021

The Afterlife Adventures of King Oswald’s Corpse

The sacrificial king  Oswald had reigned for less than a decade when he was hacked down on the Welsh marches at the Battle Maserfield in 642AD and then cut into pieces. In a final insult, his pagan […]
March 3, 2021

St Aidan’s remarkable journey in death

Saint Aidan was well-travelled, and something of a pioneer. He journeyed from his native Ireland to Iona on the west coast of Scotland before he famously […]
June 29, 2020

Crypt Architecture

There are many fascinating aspects to St Aidan’s church; spiritual, cultural and architectural. One unique attraction is the crypt which lies below the two easternmost bays […]