BBC RADIO BRISTOL INTERVIEW

Downside Abbey’s Director of Heritage, Dr Simon Johnson spoke to BBC Radio Bristol at the weekend about our latest pop up exhibition, Voices from the Cloister. 

Talking on the Jonathan Ray show, Dr Johnson explained the significance of the exhibition and of the importance of sharing Downside Abbey’s collections with the public. Items on display to the public will include medieval manuscripts, vestments and reliquaries. 

To listen to the interview, click here and go to 1 hour and 35 minutes into the programme. 

To find out more about the exhibition and how to see it, click here.