The St Thomas Way is a new heritage route from Swansea to Hereford that will be launching this July. Starting in Swansea and ending here at Hereford Cathedral, the route takes in many historically interesting locations along the way.

On Saturday 7 July, The St Thomas Way will be launched here at the cathedral in a day filled with fun activities for all of the family to enjoy. Highlights will include; Medieval Pilgrims living history with ‘Pilgrims and Posies’, ‘Re-Making Maps of the Mind’ art exhibition by Michelle Rumney, guest lectures by leading scholars, St Thomas Way ale and medieval brewing and choral Evensong, sung by the choir of the Collegiate and Parish Church of St Mary, Swansea.

There will be lots to do for the whole family including medieval story-telling and music, creative mapping workshops for children and adults, led by artist Michelle Rumney (free, but require booking), children’s activities and dressing up. For full timings please see below.  

10am – 4pm   Medieval Pilgrims Living History
10am – 12pm Creative Mapping Workshop for adults (Booking here)
12pm – 4pm    Mumbles Brewery stand: St Thomas Way Ale and medieval brewing
12pm – 12.45pm  Medieval Pilgrim Story Telling and Music
1pm - 1.30pm  St Thomas Way dedication ceremony, Shrine of St Thomas
1.30pm - 3pm Creative Mapping Workshop for children (Booking here)
2pm - 4pm Short Guest Lectures (More details here)
4pm - 4.45pm Medieval Pilgrim Story-telling / Music
5.30pm Choral Evensong

To download a leaflet about the launch day click here.