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The Fulford Tapestry

17-29 June, St Helen's Church, Stonegate

The Battle of Fulford in September 1066 set the stage for Harold's defeat at Hastings, leading to the end of Anglo-Saxon rule. The exact site is still unknown, so the battle has been marked by the creation of the Fulford Tapestry, using the same style, materials and stitching techniques as the famous work at Bayeux. Measuring 18 feet long, it took a team of volunteers seven years to complete.

Admission: Free