Tag: Medieval and Tudor


A young girl dressed up as Queen Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I and Her Explorers

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Explore Queen Elizabeth I's Tudor world with a tour around the house, spotting Tudor clues.
Two boys in fancy dress holding name cards

Interactive Timeline

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Develop an understanding of chronology by discovering 500 years of history relating to the owners of Temple Newsam House.
craft materials

Tudor Portraits

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Create a 'living' portrait of Elizabeth I using replica costumes and props to discover how composition, form, shape and tone portray hidden messages about power, status and everyday life.

School Workshop: Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins Rival Queens

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Step back into a dangerous world of plots, espionage and treachery and explore the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots.
A group of secondary school children standing outside looking at the exterior of the Tudor Temple Newsam House

Local History GCSE Tours

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Tailor made tours for GCSE students exploring the values, beliefs and attitudes of families who lived at Temple Newsam.


Two adult and two children in the Picture Gallery at Temple Newsam looking at paintings on the walls

The Tudor House Tour

Rewind history and discover how the original Tudor house looked and the alterations that have been made over the years.