Tudor Warfare from Hands on History

Last night we hosted a talk on Tudor Warfare by Martin and Daryl from Hands on History. Our guests watched as volunteers were dressed in full plate armour as would have been worn at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 and one of the archers who would have fought in Henry

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The summer holidays are nearly over

Our last Living History Day of the summer holidays today was great fun. We enjoyed talking to our guests about Tudor and Stuart life. Our amazing volunteers, Tricia, Georgia, Maddy and Ellie all engaged our visitors with chats on period clothing, medicines, food and industry. Here you see some of

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Last ‘Living History Day’ of the summer holidays

Join us at for the last Living History Day of the summer holidays at Bridge Cottage next Wed 31st Aug 10am-3pm. Our Living History Days have been lots of fun so far – we’ve really enjoyed meeting all our visitors and telling them a little bit about life in the

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Another great day had by all at our ‘Living History Day’

Monday 22nd August we were pleased to host another 16/17th Century Living History day. Our visitors were able to experience life during the Tudor and Stuart period. Our medicine room shared cures for common illnesses. A particular favourite was a cure for bad hearing: a grey eel with a white

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