Tudor Monastery Farm

Tudor Monastery Farm

Tudor Monastery Farm

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.

The Land of England – A Book Review

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