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Tudor Revels

Arts Award - Explore

Arts Award - Explore

About this session

Key Stage 2 | Subject: History, English (spoken language and artistic practice of drama) | Topics: Tudors | Session Type: Classroom-based

Explore how Henry VIII was portrayed during his reign through entertainment (revels) at his court.

Pupils are introduced to the varied literary heritage of this country through careful study of the works of John Skelton, who wrote many poems and plays (masques) for Henry VIII's pleasure.

Pupils will explore and rehearse a masque written by Skelton to be performed in the Great Watching Chamber within Henry VIII's royal apartments.

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Booking information

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
10.45, 12.45
90 minutes
Up to 35 pupils
£103 plus admission

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