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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 […]

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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

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Tudor Crafts & Professions 2014

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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.  

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Our Tudors 2014

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

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Rebuilding The Bread Oven

So while we are closed to the public till March 2015, lots of maintenance and prep work for the new season continues apace. One important job is the complete rebuilding of the bread oven which had several running patch repairs done on it this season past.  

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Mary Arden’s Farm All Hallows Soul Cakes 2014

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Fire Welding At Mary Arden’s Farm

Fire welding is the joining of two surfaces of metal into one continuous piece. Each piece of metal is heated in a forge until the surface becomes molten (usually 1000 deg.C for mild steel). They are brought into contact and lightly hammered on an anvil, thus fusing into one.

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Mayday

Share Add to The Tudors and guests pipe in the Maypole on a dreary Mayday!

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Palmers Players

Share Add to Palmers Players prepare for their first performance…ever!

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