Good Queen Bess Visits Mary Arden’s Farm
Good Queen Bess Visits Mary Arden’s Farm
Posted 4 weeks ago

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…

Good Queen Bess Visits Mary Arden’s Farm
New Longhorn Bull Calf
First Longhorn Calf of 2014
Posted 4 weeks ago

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…

First Longhorn Calf of 2014
*****Newsflash****** Hereford Calf Is Born
*****Newsflash****** Hereford Calf Is Born
Posted 2 months ago

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!

 

*****Newsflash******  Hereford Calf Is Born
Mary Arden’s Farm 500 Years Anniversary
500 Year Anniversary – Celebration Panel – Wo…
Posted 2 months ago

Mary Arden’s Farm – 500 years 1514 – 2014

Here is Sharon Lippett our head Tudor talking about our 500 Year Celebration Panel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2UcJ_omcKg

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…

500 Year Anniversary – Celebration Panel – Wo…
Golden Guernsey Goats Move House
Golden Guernsey Goats Move House
Posted 3 months ago

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…

Golden Guernsey Goats Move House
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Good Queen Bess Visits Mary Arden’s Farm

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 […]

First Longhorn Calf of 2014

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 […]

*****Newsflash****** Hereford Calf Is Born

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!  

500 Year Anniversary – Celebration Panel – Work In Progress

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 […]

Golden Guernsey Goats Move House

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 […]

Tudors on parade

Plough Sunday

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 […]

Mayday

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

Palmers Players

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

Dancing and Merriment at Mary Arden’s Farm

A popular Tudor dance – in the farmyard outside Mary Arden’s House

Easter Monday

Meet the Tudors on Mary Arden’s Farm as they prepare for a feast!