The tour is organized by Lewes Priory Trust and is part of an EU funded project that has been heavily postponed. It marks the end of the UK’s participation in the Erasmus exchange program.
Sy Morse Brown, Chairman of the Lewes Priory Trust, said: “Visitors will be working in the priory herb garden with local medical herbalist Julia Behrens. They will learn about herbs and their uses and prepare herbal teas and ointments. Armed with this knowledge, they will be able to conduct herbal education sessions upon their return home. Visitors bring their own specialties – calligraphy and stained glass – and will give free workshops on these to the people of Lewes on Saturday, September 11.
“We are delighted to finally be able to welcome our visitors after so many postponements due to the Covid.
“Lewes Priory has played a very important role in Europe for many centuries, and it is great to re-establish and strengthen these links.
“Education has always been a priority for the Trust, and we look forward to learning more about our partners at the free workshops on Saturday. “
The workshops will be held, in English, in the Chapter House of Southover Church, Lewes, on the morning of Saturday, September 11, 9:30 am to 11:00 am, Calligraphy, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Stained Glass.