Sunday Short Takes

Welcome to this week’s news round-up! There probably won’t be one next week because I’ll be traveling for work, but I’ll save up any interesting stories that come along and do another round-up on the 19th.

* Terror in Elizabethan England – Podcast of Jessie Childs’ talk from the 2014 History Weekend

* James V’s lost tapestries recreated at Stirling CastleA 14-year project to recreate the lost tapestries of the Scottish king James V has been completed at Stirling Castle. Learn more at Historic Scotland.

* Preparing the Tower for the TudorsOnce again the Tower will play host to Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, and we will be inviting our visitors to take part in the preparations and celebrations for Anne’s coronation. Learn more at Historic Royal Palaces.

And finally…

I was over at the Harry Ransom Center over my lunch break to see the Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland exhibition before it closes on Monday and I stopped by to see the Gutenberg Bible as usual and noticed that they had turned the page since my last visit. And that got me wondering how and when they turned the pages. Just my luck, that same day they posted about it on their blog! And now you can learn about it too – The Gutenberg Bible turns a new page


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