Norman wisdom of a talk at Essex library

WHO the Normans were, and the Domesday Book, were just two the topics for discussion at a children’s educational event held at Saffron Walden Library on Saturday.

WHO the Normans were, and the Doomesday Book, were just two the topics for discussion at a children’s educational event held at Saffron Walden Library on Saturday.

Around 30 children participated in the special event. Among the activities that they took part in were: creating a library tapestry, a treasure hunt around the library and choosing their own Norman names.

Staff also talked with the children about the historic Walden Castle.