The bizarre world of Tudor meal times: what they ate, when they ate and how they ate it Continue reading
A fascinating history of Tudor food and drink, from swan-neck soup to roasted-alive goose. Continue reading
15th and 16th October 2014
Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK
Join Ruth Goodman for a wonderful day long workshop exploring the trials and tribulations of being a Tudor housewife. This hands on course will teach you all you need to know to keep your Tudor home ship-shape.
Ruth Goodman, from the Victorian Farm series, explains why good old fresh air is best for drying laundry.
Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn are back with another ‘farm’ series, with new chap Tom Pinfold. This time they are exploring the Tudor Monastery Farm, which was filmed at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in West Sussex. The Tudor period is Ruth’s favourite historical period so expect lots of enthusiasm in this housewife role, whilst Peter and Tom work hard on the farming methods and animals.
This six part series starts on the 13th November 9PM on BBC2.
This book is subtitled English Country Customs through the Ages, and is a reminder that, once upon a time, most of the people of England lived the country. The urbanisation that we recognise is a fairly modern phenomenon that really only pushed forward over the last one hundred years or so. As a result we have all but lost touch with how our ancestors lived. It was a way of life that continued for thousands of years, and proves that living off the land was a skill in itself. Continue reading