2022/2023 Events Celebrating Margery Kempe

650th Anniversary of Margery Kempe

In 2023 we will celebrate 650th anniversary of the birth of King's Lynn's medieval mystic, pilgrim and author - Margery Kempe. A series of events will take place at King's Lynn Minster in Autumn 2022 and throughout 2023 to celebrate:

Wednesday 19th October 2022 6pm - Talk: The Real Margery Kempe by Susan Maddock

Wednesday 26th October 2022 6pm - Talk: Margery Kempe's Lynn: A Hanseatic World by Dr Paul Richards

Wednesday 2nd November 2022 6pm - Talk: Margery Kempe: A hysterical exhibitionist or a devout Christian? By Rev Dr Luke Penkett

Wednesday 9th November 2022 6.30pm - 9pm - Margery Kempe Day - King's Lynn Variety Night: Readings and performances inspired by the play "Skirting Heresy" by Elizabeth MacDonald.

Coming in 2023

Saturday 4th February 2023 - Unveiling of a sculpture of Margery Kempe with artist Rosemary Goodenough, followed by a reception

And more events celebrating Margery Kempe throughout the year.

To book tickets for the Margery Kempe talks in 2022, please visit our Eventbrite page HERE. A number of tickets will also be available on the door.