The Worst Jobs in Tudor Times

Saturday, 9 September, 2017 - 13:00 to 14:30

A Gentleman Usher from Henry VIII’s Palace of Nonsuch pays a visit to the village looking for workers. He needs a gong (shit) farmer, a food taster, a spit boy, a groom of the stool, and a wool dyer. If you really want to get ahead, become an executioner! Come along and see if you fancy a change of job and a short life!

Cost £5 per child. Contact: David Brooks, Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 1UF. Tel 020 8394 1734.


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Bourne Hall Museum
Spring Street
KT17 1UF