Time Pieces History: S1, E3: Monasteries and Mead

Monks have been making their own alcohol for centuries! We explore the history of Northumbrian monasteries and the making of mead, Buckfast Tonic Wine and beer.   What You’ll Hear 0:54: St Aidan & St Cuthbert 1:50: Monks & mead 2:15: The Benedictines & their infamous Buckfast Tonic Wine 3:55: Belgian not-for-profit beers Prefer to…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 25: Lindisfarne

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Lindisfarne. Lindisfarne – Introduction to Item 25 We used to visit Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island, quite a lot when I was a…

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