Pupils dressed as Tudor Children on a Sheffield Manor Lodge School Trip
Hands on history school workshops covering the Tudors and Mary, Queen of Scots.

Tudor society and the threat of Mary, Queen of Scots - KS3 and KS4

Set Activities
Life and times at Sheffield Manor Lodge

Take a guided tour through the ruins of this once grand manor house to find out how the Tudor aristocracy and their servants led their daily lives. Based in our grade II* listed Turret House discover through video, the stories of the nobility who once lived here. Mary, Queen of Scots, George Talbot, and Bess of Hardwick tell their own story of this tumultuous time. You'll see a Tudor banquet, how Mary spent her time in captivity and investigate Tudor clothing. You can even try a spot of dressing up!

Additional Activity
Inventories and Architecture

Investigate the inventories of Bess of Hardwick to compare the luxury of her households against her servants meagre homes. Discover the wealth of the Tudor aristocracy through the design of a new form of architecture, the non fortified manor house, before making your own clay creation. 

Additional Activity
Plots and Intrigue

Explore the ruins and grounds in this exciting practical team challenge. Can you get through the corridors, find the clues and ultimately decode Mary’s, Queen of Scots letter? This ‘escape room’ style session will test the students teamwork and communication skills.
Half  day
9:30am - 12:30pm 
including time for lunch
£5.75 per pupil
Set activities
3/4  day
9:30am - 1:30pm 
including time for lunch
£6.75 per pupil
Set activities plus 1 x additional activity
Full  day
9:30am - 2:30pm 
including time for lunch
£7.75 per pupil
Set activities plus 2 x additional activity

Tudor Exploration - coming soon

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