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Exhibitions

Bath Abbey Diptychs

Start date: Saturday, February 15th 2014
End date: Friday, October 31st 2014


Sue Symon's masterpiece 'One Man's Journey to Heaven', also known as the Bath Abbey Diptychs, is an awe-inspiring work of art and craft. The life of Christ is depicted in thirty-five pairs of sumptuously decorated panels; a combination of needlework, hand-drawn lettering, illumination and calligraphy. The Diptychs are on display every year from February half-term until the Autumn half-term.


Please note it is advisable to check in advance if you wish to view the complete set of Diptychs as access can sometimes be limited by services and events.

Simon Burns Cox 'I Dreamed Kind Jesus'

Start date: Friday, March 7th 2014
End date: Monday, October 13th 2014

Simon Burns-Cox's moving sculpture 'I Dreamed Kind Jesus' is inspired by the war poetry of Wilfred Owen. On long loan to the Abbey this sculpture is on display in the Gethsemane Chapel at various times throughout the year.