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Other websites of interest


My work is inspired by the Middle English romances of King Arthur, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the Round Table, William of Palerne and many others. But no man is an island unto himself. I am encouraged and inspired by the work and research of others. On this page, I have provided a number of links to other sites which I hope, too, will inspire you.

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York - Database of Middle English Romance

The University of York has produced a database of all the major Middle English romances including plot summaries, surviving MSS and information on critical editions. Recommended! View page.

Link to Simon Armitage film about Gawain and Green Knight
BBC Film - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Northern poet Simon Armitage produced a celebrated translation of the Pearl Poet's epic and went on to produce this excellent documentary in search of the language and locations of the poem. View video.

Forgotten Ground Regained Alliterative Verse
Forgotten Ground Regained

US academic Paul. D. Deane has created an extensive resource for all who want to find, read and appreciate modern alliterative verse. Links to a wide range of texts and translations are included. More here.

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Ithankyou Theatre, performance reviews

Ithankyou Theatre is the blog of Liverpudlian theatre and film reviewer Paul Joyce. Paul's work is highly insightful, rigorously researched and contextually rich - well worth following. View page.

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Sue Jones, Stoneman Press

Everything I know about printmaking was taught to me by Sue. An expert tutor, supremely skilled, Sue offers a wide range of classes for printmakers at all levels. Highly Recommended! Stoneman Press – Print Sue Jones

Link to Anna Pye printmaker
Anna Pye, printmaker

Anna and I studied together at the Curwen Print Study Centre. She produces some wonderful prints and other gift items such as handmade books and fabrics featuring her designs.

link to Curwen Print Study Centre
Curwen Print Study Centre

The Curwen Print Study Centre is an excellent resource for student and professional print-makers in all disciplines including relief printing, etching, screen printing and drypoint to name but four! The team there is excellent and their courses are superb. View here

Link to Kate Heiss, Printmaker
Kate Heiss, printmaker

Kate is an exceptional talent and who has considerable experience not only in printmaking but also fabric design. View Kate's work featuring fauna and flora of Britain, plus a range of abstract images using linocut and screen printing here.

Link to Vision of Britain
Vision of Britain, documentary sources

This is a fascinating site and includes a wonderful selection of travel writing from luminaries such as Geraldus Cambrensis and Daniel Defoe. You could spend a happy few hours on this website alone! View here

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Agincourt600 - celebrating Agincourt, 1415

Agincourt600 is the officially-recognised site of the 600th anniversary celebrations surrounding the Battle of Agincourt on 25th October 1415. 2015 sees a host of events celebrating the build up to the battle, the battle itself and its aftermath. Find out more

Link to Churches Conservation Trust
Churches Conservation Trust

The Churches Conservation Trust is the national chanrity protecting historic churches at risk. It has saved over 345 buildings which attract almost 2 million visitors a year. Its unique collection of English parish churches includes irreplaceable examples of architecture, archaeology and art from 1,000 years of history. Find out more

link to Debbie Cannon, actor in Green Knight

Debbie Cannon - Green Knight

During the writing and fundraising for my own translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, I've been delighted to make contact with Debbie Cannon. Debbie is an actor, voice artist and writer, who also holds a DPhil in Mediaeval Studies from the University of York.  In August 2017, she wrote and appeared in her own production of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight at the Edinburgh Festival. Find out more.

link to Debbie Cannon, actor in Green Knight

Debbie Cannon - performance of Sir Gawain

Debbie Cannon, mentioned above, has produced this delightful four-fitt video based on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. It really captures the essence of the poem and is solidly based on the story, right down to key nuances. A Wonderful performance - enjoy each of her 10 minute films beginning with Fitt 1 of the poem here.

Sue Jones - Stoneman Press

I studied under Sue Jones at the Curwen Print Study Centre. Sue now runs her own print studio with printmaking classes. She is an extremely skilled and experienced tutor; you could not wish for anyone better to help you not only learn to make beautiful prints but also give you the freedom to explore the limits of your own expression. I cannot recommend Sue highly enough. Book today on one of her courses here

Medieval Magazine

Medieval Magazine

Mythical Britain is pleased to partner with Medieval Magazine, a new publication curating articles in themes which span the entire Middle Ages. For 2019, the magazine features a rich tapestry of subjects as varied as Fashion, the Crusades, Plague and Medieval Communities. Learn more and subscribe here

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