We were astonished and honoured to receive a surprise visit from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I, today!!!!!!! As you all may know, she is given to suddenly descending upon her subjects to determine for herself, their well being and obedience to her laws. This was all the more important as Thursday 20 March was a […]
Our second new arrival of 2014, a beautiful Longhorn bull calf, was born on Thur 20 March. Once again, cow and calf are doing well. Kate, the cow, was an old pro at all this and calmly gave birth around noon in front of visitors with hardly a bat of an eyelid. We will be […]
After much effort over many months to get the two Hereford heifers in calf. We are proud to announce the birth of a healthy Hereford bull calf. Here are cow and calf and both are doing very well!
Mary Arden’s Farm – 500 years 1514 – 2014 Here is Sharon Lippett our head Tudor talking about our 500 Year Celebration Panel This year sees the 500th anniversary of the building of Mary Arden’s Farm. Mary Arden was William Shakespeare’s mother and was the youngest of eight daughters. She went on to marry John Shakespeare […]
Looks like the goats are enjoying their new spacious and dry accommodations. (The poultry seem to be making the most of it as well.) Massive thanks to our volunteers and care farmers, Malcolm, Tony and Jody, for all their hard work getting the rick yard pen ready for them. These lovely gentle tempered nanny goats […]
Mary Arden’s Farm may be closed to the public, but a few of the diehard Tudors are determined to carry on and celebrate events from the Tudor calendar. On Sunday 19 January staff and volunteers processed the plough, beautifully bedecked with winter greenery and ribbons, from the farm to the local church. A special service […]
Share Add to The Tudors and guests pipe in the Maypole on a dreary Mayday!
Share Add to Palmers Players prepare for their first performance…ever!
A popular Tudor dance – in the farmyard outside Mary Arden’s House
Meet the Tudors on Mary Arden’s Farm as they prepare for a feast!