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David Petts on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne

David Petts talks about Lindisfarne, the Holy Island. He talks about how St Cuthbert ended up as patron saint of the island, and how the practice of early Christians there. Since Lindisfarne is a tidal island, the coming and going of the tides was often compared with the parting of the Red Sea, and the sea itself was seen as a channel to God. To follow David's work, go here: @DavidPetts1 For the DigVentures site, go here: was produced in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Follow their work here: Peter Curry @petedoeshistory See for privacy and opt-out information.

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Hidden Histories sees Helen Carr exploring some of the country's hidden treasures, as she and some of our finest historians scramble through the actual spaces where history happened. Whether she's visiting the whorehouses of Covent Garden, or retracing the steps of the Peasants Revolt, Helen and her guests are a delightful guide to the hidden histories that lie just off the beaten track. See for privacy and opt-out information.