Half term fun at Saffron Walden Museum

PUBLISHED: 13:49 15 February 2011

TRAVEL back in time 400 years at Saffron Walden Museum this half term.

The museum, run by Uttlesford District Council and Saffron Walden Museum Society, is holding an event called Life at Court and Costume in the Age of Elizabeth I.

On February 23 and 24 there will be re-enactors in costume with dressing-up and craft activities, a chance to sit in the stocks and a Tudor trail around the museum.

Drop-in sessions run from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. There is no need to book but children MUST bring an adult.The usual entrance charges apply: adults £1.50; discounts 75p and children (18 and under) free. The main Tudor Times exhibition continues until 20 March.

Museum learning officer Gemma Tully said: “Our half term activities always prove popular, so please come along and join in the fun.

“The Tudors and early Stuarts form one of the most exciting periods of English history and there is plenty here for everyone to learn about.”

For more information please contact Ms Tully at the museum on 01799 510333.


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