This weekend visitors will have chance to experience life as it was in Tudor times – working, resting and playing!
The museum has invited Tudor re-enactment group Hungerford Household, to demonstrate a country gentleman’s household from the 16th century.
Visitor services officer Sian Hammerton-Fraser is thrilled with the plans for this Tudor-themed weekend.
She said: “Hungerford Household will brings living history to the museum as members of the household, from servants to gentry, show what life was like during Henry VIII’s reign..
“Costumed re-enactors will demonstrate their skills as they go about the business of preparing food, crafts and entertainments popular in the period.
“Visitors will have the opportunity to talk with the characters and participate in a variety of Tudor pastimes, including children’s games and the opportunity to take part in Tudor Archery. It is going to be a fun packed and fascinating weekend!’
Chiltern Open Air Museum also offers Summer Holiday activities for children.
Every Tuesday of the summer holidays your child can join us as we explore the past.
Your child’s day will start as they are met by their own guide. In small groups, they will spend the day exploring the museum and all the Terrific Tuesday activities for a fun packed holiday adventure.
We even include a picnic lunch in the price of £20 per child! For further information about Arborfield Adventurers Holiday Club go to the Museum website www.coam.org.uk and ring 01494 875542 to book. Places are limited and the Holiday Club is always popular!’ For more information about this and all your special events, go to www.coam.org.uk or telephone the Museum information line on 01445 872163