3. The Monks of Micklegate - The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, York
The exhibition brings to life the fascinating history of this ancient priory church and reveals the life, times and achievements of the Alien Benedictines who built their monastery here.
Through interactives, artifacts, games, study materials and translations, visitors gain insight into the story of monasticism and its many contributions to the modern world.
The Bonnacon, a mythical beast, from MS 61, The Holy Trinity Bestiary, reproduced by permission of the President and Fellows of St John Baptist College, Oxford.
Bestiary photography by John Potter