Tudor farming KS2-KS4
Duration: 45 minutes
Maximum numbers: 15 children
The Museum has a recreated Tudor farmstead with traditional livestock and rare breeds. The farmyard also has a Tudor barn dated to 1536 with replica farming equipment on show including a medieval cart, harrow and threshing equipment such as a flail and a winnowing basket.
The session will include a look at livestock and their uses in a Tudor farmstead and the Tudor farming year for arable crops. Time is spent looking at Cowfold threshing barn and the process of threshing, and pupils will have the opportunity to have a go with the flail or winnowing basket.