Goatskin in the garden: how does it feel to prepare your own parchment? 

A reflection of the process of making parchment for Teaching the Codex

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The BBC's recent screening of 'The Name of the Rose' was rich in images of the medieval scriptorium. But how accurate are these depictions? Medieval reality is compared with modern artistic licence.


The British Library’s new exhibition ‘Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War’ is a celebration of Anglo-Saxon culture and learning, mainly represented though the texts produced during that period.


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