Tudor and Medieval days

A woman in period dress as part of a Tudor recreation in Essex

Cressing Temple Medieval barns are the ideal environment for inspirational educational visits. The Barns date back to the 13th century, a time when the site was owned by the mysterious Knights Templar.

Come to Cressing Temple to experience an exciting historical activity day tailored to the National Curriculum.

A Tudor Day

Live like a Tudor for the day and experience the:

  • Walled garden - discover plants used for food, clothes, dye, household tasks and medicine
  • Kitchen - discover what Tudors ate and drank, how they preserved and cooked their food, and make a Pomander to protect you from the plague
  • Classroom - learn what it was like to be in a Tudor classroom
  • Games - experience Tudor's at leisure including maypole dancing, skittles and horseshoes, and listen to the popular music of Tudor times.

Medieval Realms

You can choose from the following sessions:

  • Walled Garden - discover plants used for food, clothes, dye, household tasks and medicine. Learn to feed yourself from the hedges and byways.
  • Armoury - learn how to be a knight, see how heavy the armour is and study the weapons of the time.
  • Medieval documents - look at the documents of the time, see the action and study the results
  • Barns and architecture - learn about how the buildings were used
  • Medieval medicine - visit the Apothecary and have those wounds and ailments treated
  • Music, dancing and games - experience Medieval games and listen to the popular music of Tudor times.

Who is it for?

Key stages 1, 2 and 3, and can be adapted to your class and curriculum. Just let us know what you need.

Where can you do it?

Cost

£8.75 per child


How to book

Call R and H Services on 01787 469663 or email randhservices@live.co.uk