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William on the Farm

Step back in time to the Tudor farm where Shakespeare’s grandparents lived and worked

Reconnect with your class at Mary Arden’s Farm - a safe, secure and fun site with special access for primary schools.

  • discover what life was like on the farm where Shakespeare spent some of his childhood
  • meet the animals that live on the farm today and find out why animals were so important in William's day
  • learn about the growing and use of herbs, fruit and vegetables
  • find out about the jobs William and his brothers and sisters would have done on the farm
  • experience what it was like to live in a Tudor farmhouse
  • follow clues to discover more about farm life
  • play games and learn to jig Tudor style!
  • explore Mary Arden's Farm

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Venue: Mary Arden’s Farm, Wilmcote, CV37 9UN
Duration: full day

Price: £11.50 per pupil, including admission to Mary Arden's Farm

Maximum capacity for all workshops is one class.
One member of staff (free of charge) is required to accompany every eight children.
A minimum charge equivalent to 20 pupils applies to all workshops.

Lunch space is available.

A fantastic day trip. Informative, interactive and very enjoyable.

— Stoke Prior First School

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