Summer Holidays - Shakespeare Houses and Gardens events

Sunday 13, June 2010


Summer Holidays - Shakespeare Houses and Gardens events


The Shakespeare Houses run a programme of events throughout the school holidays. Between 24th July - 30th August they offer the following events.



Hall's Croft - Eye Spy Timber Buildings

Rain or shine explore the features of a Jacobean house by taking part in our children's quiz.


Nash's House - What treasure had he, my Lord?

Budding archaeologists can visit New Place and look at our archaeological site where we are searching for Shakespeare's belongings.


Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Fairy Trail

Follow our fairy trail through the magical woodland walk and see if you can find the fairies from A Midsummer's Night's Dream.


Anne Hathaway's Cottage - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Every Wednesday during July and August, 11am & 2pm

Enjoy some story telling by our costumed guides and join in by dressing up as a Shakespeare character using our children's dressing up box. Don't miss our fairy trail quiz.


Mary Arden's Farm

Every Monday - Tudor Housework

See how the Tudors kept their houses and clothes sparkling clean.


Every Tuesday - Churning Tuesday

Find out what a Tudor dairy got up to and help her churn butter and make cheese ready for market.


Every Wednesday - Woolly Wednesday

Learn about the importance of wool in Tudor times and have a go at tozing, carding, spinning and weaving.


Every Thursday - Sugar, Spice and all things Tudor

Learn about the secrets of the spice chest and how the Tudors used their spaces.


Every Friday - Baking Day

Help ease the stresses and strains for the Tudors as they make their bread from processing the grain to threshing and winnowing. Make your own Tudor bread to take home.


Every Saturday - Quills, Parchment and Tudor Ink

Find out what a typical school day was like for the young William Shakespeare and make your own Tudor ink.

Rain or shine explore the features of a Jacobean house by taking part in our children's quizzes.




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