Mary Arden’s Farm Flowers & Plants
Mary Arden’s Farm Flowers & Plants
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Mary Arden’s Farm Flowers & Plants
The Life Of A Tudor Maid
The Life Of A Tudor Maid
Posted 2 days ago

Excerpt from Maid Marion's account  (http://bit.ly/1svoNYG)

"‘Tis the end of an era.

Okay, it was merely the end of a season, but still. Mary Arden’s Farm has closed its doors to the public for the winter months and I have found myself having to put away my ‘other self’ until the spring.…

The Life Of A Tudor Maid
Mary Arden’s House – Renovations
Mary Arden’s House – Renovations
Posted 3 days ago

As with all old buildings, there is always renovation and conservation work to be done in order to maintain them in good order.

This 500 year old house is in need of some tlc and at the moment the upstairs plasterwork is getting some much needed repair.

http://youtu.be/6w7lRnhpwZM

Mary Arden’s House – Renovations
Tudor Crafts & Professions 2014
Tudor Crafts & Professions 2014
Posted 6 days ago

Tudor Crafts & Professions 2014
Cheeky Squirrels
Cheeky Squirrels 2014
Posted 6 days ago

Cheeky Squirrels 2014
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Mary Arden’s Farm Flowers & Plants

The Life Of A Tudor Maid

Excerpt from Maid Marion’s account  (http://bit.ly/1svoNYG) “‘Tis the end of an era. Okay, it was merely the end of a season, but still. Mary Arden’s Farm has closed its doors to the public for the winter months and I have found myself having to put away my ‘other self’ until the spring. No, I’ve not […]

Mary Arden’s House – Renovations

As with all old buildings, there is always renovation and conservation work to be done in order to maintain them in good order. This 500 year old house is in need of some tlc and at the moment the upstairs plasterwork is getting some much needed repair. http://youtu.be/6w7lRnhpwZM

Tudor Crafts & Professions 2014

Cheeky Squirrels 2014

Wonderful Willow Weaving Wednesdays

“There is a Willow grows aslant a brook, That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream. There on the pendant boughs her coronet weeds Clambering to hang, an envious sliver broke.”  (Queen, Hamlet, Act 4, sc 7, 167)   Every year our living sculpture willow tunnel needs to be reshaped, to fill in gaps, […]

At Season’s End – Tudor Feast 2014

Make Do & Mend

There is so much repair and maintenance to catch up on in the closed season at Mary Arden’s Farm.  Not least with the Tudor clothing which takes quite a battering.  So our intrepid staff and volunteers pitch in make all good again, washing, sewing, darning.  

Our Tudors 2014

So many brilliant moments in our 2014 season and so many happy times.

Fabulous Fungi

Fascinating fungi have been popping up all over the farm in the last few weeks.  Delicate almost fairy-like ones pushing through the soil and bulbous bubbling ones bursting forth from rotting wood. In Shakespeare’s time, fungi were viewed with suspicion.  However they were so frequently eaten that old herbals offered remedies against a surfeit of […]