Fran’s wonderful write-up of Midsummer Water Day, as well as recordings of us reading different Old English watery words and poetry…
As part of the day-long programme of events – which included singing workshops, poetry readings, science experiments, and contributions from King’s’ Geography and English departments – the Anglo-Saxonist PhD students brought the @OEWordHord to life in the form of the Old Water Hoard.
(Before I go on, I must link you to PhD candidate Hana’s write up on the OEwordhord website which features plenty of photos from the day.)
The Old Water Hoard occupied a foyer, a hall way, a passing place amongst the other Midsummer activities.
[photo to come once my phone agrees to work – the Water Hoard in situ!]
Visitors could participate in and contribute to the Water Hoard in many ways. They were invited to explore Old English watery words – hitherto collected from…
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