Dr Ellie Pridgeon FSA promoting the study of medieval wall paintings

Forthcoming Events 2018

Future Events 2018

July 19th 2018 – The Wall Paintings at Raunds Church, Harlaxton Medieval Symposium 2018.


Past Events

April 21st 2018 – St Christopher Painting at Baunton, Gloucestershire.

February 27th 2018800 Years of Oxfordshire Wall Painting, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

October 14th 2017 – Post-Reformation Wall Painting in Norfolk: The Story So Far…, Norwich Historic Churches Trust Conference, St Martin-at-Palace Church, Norwich.

November 3rd 2017 Documenting the Reformation: Archival Evidence for Wall Paintings and Church Interiors, Reformation on the Record Conference, The National Archives, Kew.

November 15th 2017 – Medieval Wall Painting in Gloucestershire and Bristol, Yate & District Archaeology Group, Yate Heritage Centre.

June 4th 2016 – Considering Cadavers in Medieval and Post-Reformation Wall Painting, Death, Art and Anatomy Conference, University of Winchester.

April 14th 2016 – Post-Reformation Wall Paintings, Ecclesiological Society Annual Lecture (with C.B. Newham), St Alban’s Centre, London.

September 25th 2015 – Medieval Wall Painting in Hampshire Churches, Andover History and Archaeological Society.

October 5th 2015 Medieval Wall Paintings, Protect, Create, Inspire Volunteering Conference 2015, Churches Conservation Trust, Grand Hotel, Bristol.

September 5th 2015 – Medieval Wall Paintings in England: Hemblington, St Christopher and Beyond, All Saints Church Hemblington Study Day, Hemblington Church.

July 9th 2015 Change or Continuity?  Visual Culture at the Reformation and Beyond, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds.  Speakers included Dr Katja Fält (University of Jyväskylä), Cameron Newham (Post-Reformation Wall Painting Project) and Dr Ellie Pridgeon (University of Leicester).  Chair: Dr Kimm Curran (University of Glasgow).

May 13th 2015 – Medieval Church Monuments: Function and Symbolism, Sodbury Vale Family History Group, Community Centre, Yate.

September 16th-18th 2014 – St Christopher: An International Saint in Medieval Wales, The Cult of Saints in Wales: Sources and Contexts, University of Wales, Trinity St David, Carmarthen.

September 20th 2014 – St Christopher Wall Painting: The Reformation and the Destruction of Imagery in England and WalesChurch Reforms and the Cult of Saints, University of Zadar, Croatia.

July 8th 2014 – Empire and Art: European Influences on Scandinavian Visual Culture, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds.  Speakers included Dr Alex Fried (University of Gothenburg), Dr Katja Fält (University of Jyväskylä) and Dr Ellie Pridgeon (University of Leicester).

March 13th 2014 –Medieval Wall Paintings: Gloucestershire Churches and Beyond.  Talk delivered to Cheltenham U3A, Sacred Hearts Hall, Charlton Kings.

March 4th 2014  European Influences on Scandinavian Visual Culture, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.  Speakers included Dr Alex Fried (University of Gothenburg), Dr Katja Fält (University of Jyväskylä), Dr Ellie Pridgeon (University of Leicester).

January 9-11th 2014 – Pedagogy Round Table Session, Gender and Medieval Studies Annual Conference 2014, University of Winchester.

November 23rd 2013 – Blackburn’s “Worthy Citizen”: The Philanthropic Legacy of R. E. Hart.  Conference and round table discussion with Vinai Solanki (Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery), Adelaide Morris (Hampshire County Council), Dr Scot McKendrick (British Library), Dr Ellie Pridgeon (University of Leicester) and Courtnay Konshuh (University of Winchester, Moderator).  Senate House, University of London.

November 4th 2013 – Medieval Wall Painting in Wessex Churches, c.1250-c.1530.  Talk delivered to the Bournemouth William Temple Association.

October 26th 2013 – Beyond Decoration: The Role of Medieval Wall Paintings in Wiltshire Churches.  Paper delivered at the Wiltshire Buildings Record Symposium, Community Hall, Market Lavington, Wiltshire.

September 6th-7th 2013 – Space and Location: The Cloister Paintings at Lacock Abbey.  Paper delivered at Materialising the Spirit: Spaces, Objects and Art in the Cultures of Women Religious Conference (The History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland), Senate House, University of London.

July 4th 2013 – St Eligius and the Miracle of the Horseshoe: A Fifteenth Century Wall Painting at Highworth Church, Wiltshire.  Paper to be delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon in the Hagiography Society session at Leeds International Medieval Congress 2013.

June 22nd 2013 – Audience and Imagery: Sensory Experience and Gesture in the Medieval Parish Church.  Paper delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon at Sensing the Sacred Conference, University of York.

May 15th 2013 – Culture and Art: The Italian Renaissance.  Course delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon at Sarum College, The Close, Salisbury.  Part of the Literature, Art and the Christian Imagination Lectures.  10.30am-4.30pm.

May 14th 2013 – Medieval Wall Painting at Hurstbourne Tarrant Church.  Talk delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon to the Hurstbourne Tarrant Historical Society.  7.45pm.

April 17th 2013 – Wall Paintings in Medieval Wiltshire: Amesbury Church and Beyond.  Talk delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon to the Amesbury Society, Wyndham Hall, Church Street, Amesbury.  7.30pm.

April 12th 2013 – Lay Monuments in Sacred Spaces: The Function and Composition of Monumental Brasses in Lincolnshire and Beyond.  Talk delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon at the New Perspectives: Religious Life in Medieval Lincolnshire Conference, Lincoln Record Society, Lincoln Cathedral.

April 13th 2013 – Medieval Wall Painting in Wiltshire.  Talk delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon at the Wiltshire and the Visual Arts Conference, Wiltshire Local History Forum.  Venue: St Nicholas Church, Bromham.

March 23rd 2013 – Death and Commemoration in Wessex Wall Paintings.  Paper delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon at the Death and Commemoration in Salisbury Conference, Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology, University of Winchester.  Venue: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum.

January 4th-6th 2013– Gender and Patronage in English Churches: St Christopher Wall Paintings.  Paper delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon at the Gender and Medieval Studies Conference (Gender in Material Culture), University of Bath Spa (Corsham Court, Wiltshire).  The conference included a visit to Lacock Abbey to view the wall paintings.

October 29th 2012 – A Wall Painting from Highworth Church.  Talk delivered by Dr Ellie Pridgeon and Roger Rosewell for the Highworth Historical Society, Highworth Church.  7.30pm.

October 17th 2012– From Asia Minor to Leicestershire: The Cult of St Christopher.  Lecture delivered by Ellie Pridgeon at Embrace Arts, University of Leicester Arts Centre.  10.30am.

September 6th-8th 2012 – St Christopher Wall Painting: The Reformation and the Destruction of Imagery.  Paper delivered at the 2012 Reformation Studies Colloquium, University of Durham.

July 10th 2012 – Patrons of the Parish: Evidence for Late Medieval Wall Painting.  Paper delivered in the Aspects of Iconography Session, Leeds International Medieval Congress 2012.

June 17th 2012 – Medieval Wall Painting in Wiltshire.  Talk delivered to the Bratton History Society.  Church Institute, Bratton.  4pm.

June 7th 2012 – Late-Medieval and Early Modern Wall Painting in Hampshire, Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology, Research Seminar Series (University of Winchester).  Hampshire Record Office.  5.30pm:

June 4th 2012 – The Wall Paintings at South Newington.  Paper delivered at the Annual South Newington Wall Painting Symposium.  2-6pm.

May 11th 2012 – Patronage in Parish Church: St Christopher Imagery.  Paper delivered at the Me Fieri Fecit Symposium, Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury.

20th-22nd April – Medieval Wall Paintings, Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge.

1st February 2012 – Medieval Wall Paintings in Wiltshire Churches.  Talk delivered to Calne Civic Society, Marden House, Calne.  7.30pm.

25th January 2012 – The Hungerford and Beauchamp Chapels at Salisbury Cathedral.  Talk delivered at Salisbury Cathedral (with an emphasis on the lost wall paintings in the Hungerford Chapel).

11th January 2012 – A Wall Painting from Highworth Church.  Paper delivered at the Wiltshire Archaeological and History Society (with Roger Rosewell).

December 2011 – St Christopher in Medieval Wall Painting.  Paper delivered at the University of Leicester Research Seminar Series.

November 2011 – Medieval Iconography at Fairford , Gloucestershire, Paper delivered at Wiltshire Archaeological and History Society.

September 2011 – Wall Painting in Medieval Lincolnshire.  Paper delivered at the Medieval Lincoln Conference, University of Lincoln.

July 2011 – John Piper: An Artist in Wiltshire.  Paper delivered at the Wiltshire Archaeological and History Society.

Summer 2011 – Television interview at Wiltshire Heritage Museum on the artist David Inshaw.  For BBC Documentary Hidden Paintings: West.

May / June 2011 – 900 Years of Wiltshire Churches.  Lecture series delivered at the Wiltshire Archaeological and History Society.

May 2011 – Wall Paintings at Lydiard Tregoze.  Talk delivered at the Church Monuments Society Study Day, Lydiard Tregoze.

May 2011 – Wall Paintings in Leicestershire and Rutland.  Talk delivered at Market Harborough for the University of Leicester.

March 2011 – Medieval Wall Paintings in Lincolnshire Churches.  Paper delivered at Lincolnshire Archives, Lincoln.

November 2010 – Wall Paintings in Wiltshire Churches.  Paper delivered at the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.

October 2010 – Representations of St Christopher in the Medieval Church.  Paper delivered at the Ecclesiological Society Wall Painting Conference.

February 2010 – St Christopher Images in Medieval Churches: Function and Patronage.  Paper delivered at Institute of Historical Research, University of London.

July 2009 – The Drawings of F.C. Penrose, Surveyor to St Paul’s Cathedral (1852-96).  Paper delivered at St Paul’s Cathedral, London.

July 2009 – St Christopher and Patronage in the Medieval Church.  Paper delivered at International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds.

September 2008 – St Christopher Images in Medieval Brasses.  Paper delivered at the Monumental Brasses Society Conference, Institute of Historical Research, University of London.

July 2006 – The Medieval Wall Paintings at Pickering Church, Yorkshire.  Onsite lecture given for the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds.

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