GET INSPIRED

 We provide unforgettable learning experiences that inspire young people and bring history and nature to life. Our creative, hands-on activities deepen pupil’s understanding and capture their imaginations in our safe and inspirational setting.  

Key Stage 1

Living Long Ago

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Travel back in time and discover how our lives today compare to living long ago. Learn what life was like in Tudor England through exploring the manor, handling replica objects and playing with Tudor toys and games.

Bugs and Buds

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 Discover the hidden world of creepy crawlies and the wonderful world of plants in Sulgrave Manor’s garden using  Science, English and Art.  Students will also plant their own seed to take back to school and watch grow. 

Key Stage 2

Rich and Poor

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What was it like to live at Sulgrave Manor during the 16th Century? Explore the manor and use replica objects to investigate how life was different for the Washington family and the people who served them.

The Rich half of our workshop has a choice of two activities:

  • Tudor Schooling - Discover what Tudor schools were like and experiment with Quill & ink. 
  • Mummers Play -  A drama based activity that allows students to build confidence in a beautiful setting of play historically performed at Sulgrave Manor

Life at home and at Sea

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Wool was one of England’s most important exports. Discover more about the sailors and explorers who would have traded Lawrence Washington’s wool and how their life on a Tudor ship compared to the lives of the Washington family at home at Sulgrave Manor. 

Bugs and Buds

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 Discover the hidden world of creepy crawlies and the wonderful world of plants in Sulgrave Manor’s garden using  Science, English and Art.  Students will also plant their own seed to take back to school and watch grow.  

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01295 760205

OX17 2SD, Banbury, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

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