The Animated Bayeux Tapestry

Potion Pictures; David Newton, animation and direction; Marc Sylvan, music and sound design. | Jul 28, 2020

The Animated Bayeux Tapestry depicts events leading up to to the Norman Invasion of Britain in 1066. Ideal for secondary school students, this short video starts about halfway through the original tapestry at the appearance of Halley's Comet and concludes with the Battle of Hastings. The animation is set to music and includes sound effects of actions and activities depicted in the tapestry.

Tags: Britain Europe Short Video Material Culture Military Political 600 to 1400


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