The SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE will hold an all-day event on Saturday, 8 June, 10am-4:30pm, in The Old Library, The University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford.

Subject: Medieval and Early Modern Banqueting: Food, Music, and Money.


  • Katie George (archivist, the Salters’ Company) on ‘Wining and dining in late Tudor London: The accounts of the Salters’ company 1599-1600′.
  • Marc Meltonville (historian, Historic Royal Palaces) on ‘Reconstructing the kitchens of Henry VIII: Tudor technology in action’.
  • Alan May (instrument-maker) on lute-making.
  • Caroline Yeldham  (specialist in medieval & Tudor cookery) on ‘Arab influences on sugar and honey use in late-medieval kitchens’

Non-members £15; students £10.
The number of places are limited, and you will need to RSVP in order to attend.
For further information and for booking, e-mail: [email protected]