History Talks

Hexham Abbey Secrets

Three Saturday afternoon presentations by experts and local historians about Hexham Abbey, its secrets and recent discoveries! Saturday 16th, 23rd and 30th January, 4-5pm Free Entry   Please see the Events page for more details

Read more » Jan 8th 2016

Our visitor exhibition is open!

The Big Story, our fantastic new interactive visitor exhibition, is now open to visitors. The family-friendly exhibition tells the story of the Abbey, its role in the development of Hexham and the growth of Christianity […]

Read more » Oct 10th 2014
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A Day in the Light of Hexham Abbey

A fantastic new time-lapse film detailing a day in the life of Hexham Abbey has been released to a global audience by renowned architectural and heritage photographer Andy Marshall. The video, entitled A Day in […]

Read more » Jun 26th 2014
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Sneak preview of The Big Story

Computer-generated imagery showing how our fantastic new interactive visitor exhibition will look when it opens this summer has been revealed for the first time. The imagery depicts parts of our major exhibition called The Big […]

Read more » Jun 20th 2014
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Hexham Abbey and its secrets

A series of fascinating talks detailing Hexham Abbey and its Secrets take place over the coming month, offering a unique insight into our historic Abbey Chruch and the stories of the people who have made […]

Read more » Jan 25th 2014
The medieval former monastery complex at Hexham Abbey

Historic complex to be reunited

History will record the year 2014 as one of great significance in the long life of Hexham Abbey, founded in AD674 by St Wilfrid and a site of major importance in the rich Christian heritage […]

Read more » Jul 24th 2013