The Wuffing Education Study Centre

At the Wuffing Education Study Centre we provide in-depth explorations for newcomers, enthusiasts and specialists in the archaeology, history, landscape, languages, literature, and art of medieval Britain, Ireland, Europe, and Scandinavia, with special attention to the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of East Anglia.


Study Days to suit you Study Day themes include the archaeology, history, landscapes, language, literature, art, and music of the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval period. See the current programme of events
  • Leading speakers

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The emphasis of the Study Days is on the quality of the presenters. We choose only speakers who are widely recognised for their specialist knowledge based upon their own current research and who are also effective communicators with good presentation skills. Many are national or international experts in their field and have appeared on, or been consultants to TV, museums and the media.
  • Time to learn and discuss
Study Days start at 10:15am and finish about 4:00pm
  • Personal attention

The Study Days usually have no more than about 30 participants to ensure that you can have the chance for a dialogue with the speakers and with other participants.
  • Historic location

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 Study Days take place in The Old Court within sight of the burial mounds at Sutton Hoo, courtesy of the National Trust.
  • Value for money
Study Days are £42, which includes a full day of lectures from 10:30am to about 4pm, access to the site, parking, coffee, tea and biscuits throughout the day, and access to the exhibition. You can bring a picnic lunch or eat in the King’s River Café. If its your first Study Day then you can come at the introductory rate of just £25.

Full Terms and Discounts

  • Satisfaction

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Wuffing Education is run as a partnership between Sam Newton, Cliff Hoppitt and Rosemary Hoppitt

Sam was awarded a PhD for his research on Beowulf in 1991 and is the author of The Origins of Beowulf and the pre-Viking Kingdom of East Anglia (D.S.Brewer 1993) and The Reckoning of King Rædwald(Redbird Press 2003). He is currently a freelance tutor and researcher in early Medieval and Wuffing studies. Sam uses his knowledge and experience to present some of the Study Days as well as identify the best speakers for other Study Days.

Cliff has many years experience in conference and event organisation including international events and uses this experience to ensure that you receive a professional service.

Rosemary was awarded her PhD for her research into the medieval deer parks of Suffolk. She is a former geography teacher, school inspector and consultant on educational improvement.