Chronicles of Greyfriars

Greyfriars monastery and Leper Chapel at St James Church, Dunwich provide the inspiration for this stimulating and inspirational cultural project spanning 2022 and 2023.

The project is a partnership between the Greyfriars Dunwich Trust, Dunwich museum and Art Branches who are project managing. Kindly funded by Heritage Lottery, the project is open to all. Chronicles of Greyfriars is a multifaceted project supporting new roles and environmental heritage and mental health and wellbeing training for project based assistants, geologist, environmental educators, artists and volunteers.

During Spring, Summer and Autumn 2022 and 2023 there are numerous pop up events at Greyfriars monastery where the focus is interpreting the rich heritage of the site to contribute to a community collective textile. Day long workshops with geologist, environmental educator and artist are held to explore the sites rich heritage with a particular focus upon the rich geological and biological diversity of the site. All events are advertised on our facebook page and can be booked by emailing

Chronicles of Greyfriars is also available as a specialised 4 week social prescription, both in the field and online, during winter 2022 and is taking referrals from GP surgeries, healthcare settings and social prescribers.

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