The Cloister and the Gate, Saturday 1 October 2016, 10am – 4pm

A Lewes Priory Trust Study Day

The Cloister and the Gate: the Monks of Lewes Priory and the Laity

Pass through the Priory Gatehouse with us as a visitor as we join the pilgrims and the patrons and enter the cloistered world of the monks

  • HOW elaborate and innovative was the Cluniac cloister of the 12th and 13th century?
  • HOW were visitors, pilgrims and patrons received when they arrived at the priory?
  • WHAT did the visiting laity experience as they entered the priory and the church?
  • WHAT can we learn about priories and patrons from their related psalters?





Image at Priory Trust website

Venue: St John The Baptist Church, Southover, Lewes

Booking: via Priory Trust website