John Moore Countryside Museum

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John Moore Countryside Museum
41 Church Street
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL20 5SN

Tel: 01684 297174

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Upcoming Events at the John Moore Museum

Tewkesbury

Tasting the Tudors Talk

Chaotic or decadent? What were the Tudors truly like at a banquet?

Saturday 18th January 2020

11am to 12pm

Venue: Old Baptist Chapel, Old Baptist Chapel Court, Tewkesbury, GL20 5RZ

This talk delves into the world of food and drink in the Tudor period, including proper table etiquette, social standing and socially acceptable drunkenness.

Why shouldn’t you put your elbows on the table?

Who had a better diet, the rich or the poor?

Why might rotten teeth get you a husband?

So if you would like to know the truth behind the lavish banquets of the royal family, or what an ordinary person would have eaten, then this talk is perfect for you.

Adults £6

Concessions £4.50

Children £2

(Tickets include admission to the John Moore Museum and The Merchant’s House)

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Half Term Crafts

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Thursday 20th February 2020

Friday 21st February 2020

10am to 12pm

Drop-in Sessions

Venue:  Old Baptist Chapel, Old Baptist Chapel Court, Tewkesbury,GL20 5RZ

Come along this half-term holiday to make a fun and colourful windsock, which will brighten up any garden or home! This craft session is easy for all ages to do.

£1 per child

All materials will be included

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‘A Bloody Business’ – Taxidery in Museums Talk

'Let's not get stuffed!'

Saturday 29th February 2020

11am to 12pm

Venue: Old Baptist Chapel, Old Baptist Chapel Court, Tewkesbury, GL20 5RZ

Using items from the museum’s extensive Natural History collection, our Curator Simon Lawton, will explain everything you have ever wanted to know about taxidermy (but were too afraid to ask!) from the fascinating history of taxidermy, to the ‘stuffing’ process, to the problems of pest control with Natural History collections!

Adults £6

Concessions £4.50

Children £2

(Tickets include admission to the John Moore Museum and The Merchant’s House)

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Cards on the Table and Jerkins for Goalposts Talk

Amusements, Games and Sports of the Tudor and Stuart Eras

Saturday 28th March 2020

11am to 12pm

Venue: Old Baptist Chapel, Old Baptist Chapel Court, Tewkesbury, GL20 5RZ

What did our ancestors like to do in their spare time?

Did they play the same games as us now?

Who were the most mentioned entertainers of the Elizabethan age?

In the gambling world of Shakespeare’s time, what are Fulhams?

Discover what the Tudors and Stuarts liked to do in their spare time, from illegal gambling, a gory execution or two, cudgel-play and more!

Adults £6

Concessions £4.50

Children £2

(Tickets include admission to the John Moore Museum and The Merchant’s House)

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