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The Tudors

We can adapt this session for older or younger children
Please get in touch for details

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Free

These sessions concentrate on everyday life of the Tudors, looking at the differences between rich and poor people.

All sessions include an object based talk, looking at original and replica artefacts to explore the life of the Tudors.

Option 1

Hands-on Tudor workshop at school (2½-3 hours)

This is a new session, which starts with our object talk. Children then split in to groups for different activities.

  • Object work
  • Make a quill pen to keep
  • Quill writing
  • Costume talk with child volunteers trying on our beautiful custom-made replica Tudor clothes.

Cost: 
£95 for 30 children with one member of museum staff;
£170 for 60 children with two members of museum staff;
£200 for 90 children with two members of museum staff (workshops on the same day).

Cost listed for 2020/2021 academic year
Additional £10 booking fee applies to non-members
Mileage charge applies for schools 10+ miles from Chertsey

Maximum 32 children

 

Option 2

All-Day Activity Session at the Museum

  • Tour of the site of Chertsey Abbey which was closed down by Henry VIII
  • Object talk
  • Object work
  • Museum Tudor trail
  • Tudor games
  • Tudor dancing
  • Quill writing

Cost: £105

Cost listed for 2020/2021 academic year
Additional £10 booking fee applies to non-members

Maximum 32 children

 

Option 3

Standard Tudor talk in school (1- 1½ hours)

  • Object talk
  • Object work

Cost: £50 one session; £80 two sessions; £105 three sessions on same day

Cost listed for 2020/2021 academic year
Additional £10 booking fee applies to non-members
Mileage charge applies for schools 10+ miles from Chertsey

Maximum 32 children

 

Option 4

In the Museum (1½ - 2 hours)

Choose from:

  • Tour of the site of Chertsey Abbey which was closed down by Henry VIII
  • Object talk
  • Museum Tudor trail
  • Tudor dancing

Cost: £65 one session; £85 two sessions on same day

Cost listed for 2020/2021 academic year
Additional £10 booking fee applies to non-members
Mileage charge applies for schools 10+ miles from Chertsey

Maximum 32 children

 

Booking Sessions

Initial Enquiry

Please complete the enquiry form as the initial stage of booking a session at school or at the museum. If you would rather discuss your requirements with the Education Officer, or would like to join our schools membership scheme, please telephone on 01932 565764, or email  [email protected]

Sessions at the Museum

Please note that for sessions at the museum we recommend that you visit before bringing your group so that you can familiarlise yourself with the facilities, although a risk assessment is sent with all booking conformations. Lunch is eaten in the education room, or in the museum garden if the weather permits. The museum has 2 unisex public toilets, one of which is adapted for wheelchair use and the museum has flat access throughout. Your group can use the museum shop, or if you prefer, pre-arranged "goody bags" can be ordered, details of which will be sent with your booking confirmation.

Sessions at School

Our session deliverer will aim to arrive at school at least 15 minutes before the start of the session. Some of the sessions we offer involve the transportation of a large number of artefacts and props so if a parking space near to the venue can be reserved that would be extremely helpful. Please notify us if there is not flat access to the classroom where the session is to take place.