Medieval feast

Saturday 1 September 2018


The course

How would a feast have been prepared and served c.1300? Participants will learn the social, cultural and economic reasons for feasting. The feast will then be prepared, cooked and served to table. Medieval etiquette and table manners will be used during the culmination of the day… eating the feast!

The tutor

Helen Mbye BA(Hons), MA has been involved in education at the Weald and Downland Living Museum since 2006 and is currently reading for a PhD at the University of Southampton, specialising in the economic challenges faced by thirteenth century communities following coastal change.

Participant information

Places are limited to 8 people. Please wear clothing and shoes appropriate for working around an open fire. It is also advisable to wear warm layers, as historic buildings can be cool.


£60 per person, including tuition, teas and coffees. Vegetarian refreshments will be provided, if you have any other dietary requirements please let us know in advance.


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