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House of Commons
 Recording the events of September 1066
raven sketch

Find out about the battle of Fulford

House of Lords
Victoria & Albert Conservators
Progress 2011
September 2010
Fulford Festival 2007
Bedern Hall 2012
Progress 2006
Project launch
Stitchers stories
Stitchers poem


The battle of Fulford website


Panel 1 - Scarborough


  Panel 2 - Rampage through Holderness


  Panel 3 - Preparing for battle


Panel 4 -Confrontation


Panel 5 - Outflanking at the ford  


Panel 6 - King Harald enters York

Visiting Fulford

Map York

This section lets you explore a scrapbook of events and images that document the project to make the tapestry (see menu on left)

Tapetry in Parliament

The tapestry is set out ready for its unveiling in Portcullis House by Frances Colling.

Julian Sturdy MP

Julian Strudy, the MP for York, inspect the Tapestry when it is put on display when Parliament reassembled on 15 October 2012. Shelia, one of the embroiders is explainng the story of the tapestry.

Read about the battle that inspired the tapestry

Panel 1 from the coloured design

The author of the content is Charles Jones -

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launched May 2012

last updated Dec 2012

Panel 6 from the original sketch

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