Book Club – Sat 19 Oct 2019
Join the book club with a difference. A friendly bunch of people who are passionate about history, museums and books. Come along to any of the sessions for a lively discussion regardless of whether you like or even finished the book!
Included in museum admission. No need to book.
Oct 19: Beowulf translated by Seamus Heaney (Yorkshire Museum)
Composed towards the end of the first millennium, the Anglo-Saxon poemBeowulfis one of the great Northern epics and a classic of European literature. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on, physically and psychically exposed, in that exhausted aftermath.
Free with admission
Saturday 19 October 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm