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Hands on History: Tasty Tudors and Summer Storytelling

July 30 @ 11:00 am - August 2 @ 3:00 pm

Hands on History at the Mary Rose: Tasty Tudors and Summer Storytelling

Crafts 11am – 3pm / Storytelling 12pm and 3pm

Hands-on History Craft: Tudor Life and Tastes

Discover the fascinating differences between the diets of wealthy Tudors and the working classes. Unearth the secrets of what food remains were found aboard the Mary Rose and delve into the tasty treats enjoyed by rich and poor alike.

Get hands-on with history by crafting your own Tudor-inspired sweets using icing fondant, dyes, and even a bit of gold sparkle! Plus, take home a pre-prepared ship’s biscuit kit and make your own Mary Rose ship’s biscuit at home.

£3 per child. This includes:

  • A make-and-take Tudor marchepane-inspired sweet.
  • A ship’s biscuit make-at-home kit.
  • Entry to two storytelling sessions.

Summer Storytelling

Join our costumed Tudors for two engaging storytelling sessions. Explore the adventurous world of Vlad the Flea and learn why you wouldn’t want to sail aboard the Mary Rose. Don’t forget to dress the part and snap a photo as a Tudor!

Step into the past and experience the flavours and tales of Tudor life!

£3 per child, includes take home craft and 2x storytelling shows


July 30 @ 11:00 am
August 2 @ 3:00 pm
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Mary Rose Museum


The Mary Rose Museum