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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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21st October 2017, 11:00, Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle, Dr Giles Gasper

IMEMS has a long-standing relationship with Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle and we are pleased to announce our 12th public lecture on medieval food.

The event will begin at 11am and will be followed by a suitably medieval 3 course set lunch served communally.

To book click here - Places are limited and this is a very popular event so book now to avoid disappointment.

If you have food allergies, you will need to contact the restaurant directly before booking:

Dr Giles Gasper, Senior Lecturer in High Medieval History at Durham University will discuss 'The Science of Food in the Middle Ages: Taste, Pleasure and the Senses'.

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