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School Visits - Bringing the Past to Life

Tudor Christmas

Availability: 28th November - 15th December 2011
Dates and places are limited, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Learn about the lives of rich and poor Tudor people at Christmas time by travelling back to Christmastide 1587.
Candy canes Tudor dinner table at Christmas A Christmas wreath

Standard Visit

Education Level Key stage 2 History
  • Experience the atmosphere, sights and smells of a Manor House traditionally decorated for Christmas
  • Meet costumed characters as they prepare for Christmastide at the Manor House
  • Get ‘hands-on’ in the period Kitchen and Great Chamber and take home a memento
  • Find out about Christmas feasts and customs for rich and poor people, including enjoying a traditional wassail ‘toast’
  • Spend the afternoon (independently) looking around the Manor House and taking part in some Tudor activities
Students Maximum 42 pupils per day
Cost £5 per pupil

Full Visit

Education Level Key stage 2 History
  • As above but with the morning and afternoon spent undertaking activities with the  characters in their costumes
  • Afternoon activities include Tudor dancing and making traditional decorations
Students Maximum 34 pupils per day
Cost £7 per pupil

Enquiries / Bookings:

Page Last Updated: 29 September 2011