In a performance of stories and music Shrine Tales tells the legends behind the shrine in a rich mixture of piety, bloodshed and magic, interspersed with medieval music.

Throughout early Christian England the shrine of Saint Edmund at Bury St Edmunds and the Holy Well of Walsingham were visited by countless pilgrims (including most medieval monarchs).

Many miracles were attributed to the power of these places. Lepers were made clean, the dumb sang, cripples threw away their crutches and danced, the blind opened their eyes, even the dead were revived.

 

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