Depending on the needs of your group your day will be formed from a series of workshops. Workshops can include:

  • House Tour- a visit to the state rooms learning about how they were used in the Tudor times.
  • Tudor Food – Visit the Tudor Kitchen to find out how it was used and learn about life in Tudor England by pretending to be a guest at a Tudor Banquet.
  • Meet King Henry – Find out all about Henry’s life and his 6 wives.
  • Meet Queen Elizabeth - Discover the story of Queen Elizabeth’s life and reign.
  • Tudor Dance and Games- Try out some Tudor games and learn a simple Pavane court dance.
  • Make a Tudor Pocket- Tudor themed craft activity.
  • Gardens Visit- Self guided visit to the gardens at Burghley House.

Workshops can include:

  • House Tour- a visit to the state rooms learning about how they were used in the Victorian times
  • Kitchen Visit- Learn how the Kitchen was used in the Victorian times and about Victorian food
  • Servants Jobs- Have a go at some of the jobs the servants at Burghley would have done
  • Handling Session- Have a look at some real Victorian objects from Burghley House and find out how they were used.
  • Victorian Toys- How did Victorian children play? Make a simple Victorian toy and have a go with some others.
  • Gardens Visit- Self guided visit to the gardens at Burghley House.

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