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Meet The Cromwells: Spring Flowers – 27th May 2014

Date:  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 – 10:00am – 1:00pm Meet The Cromwells: Spring Flowers – 27th May 2014 Meet Mrs Cromwell to discover how herbs and flowers were used in the 17th Century to heal, flavour and perfume. Then bring out your artistic streak in our flower activity No booking necessary, drop in between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm. Allow one hour for your visit Cost:  Normal admission prices apply, free event for Resident Holders Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location Oliver Cromwell's House 29 St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Cromwellian Christmas Celebrations – 30th November 2013

Date:  Saturday, 30 November 2013 – 1:00pm – 4:00pm Cromwellian Christmas Celebrations – 30th November 2013 Join the Cromwells as they celebrate Christmas behind closed doors in Oliver Cromwell's House, Ely. Learn the real reason why Cromwell banned Christmas being celebrated in public. Sample some of the festive treats in Mrs Cromwell's kitchen, listen to the live music of the time, courtesy of Ely's Pied Piper and see some of the games which would have amused families. Complete your tour by making your own Kissing Ball to take home. Suitable for all ages including adults! Location Oliver Cromwell's House 29 St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  Normal admission price Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Oliver Cromwell's House

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Cromwells, meet the Cromwells they’re a modern 17th century family

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Tue, 05/21/2013

Next week, visitors to Ely can learn about what life was like during the Civil War at the ‘Meet the Cromwells’ day at Oliver Cromwell’s House on Tuesday 28 May.

Between 11am to 1pm people will be able to join Mrs Cromwell in the kitchen to watch her make Pippin Pies using ingredients which would have been used in 17th century cooking. Visitors will also be able to meet and talk to one of Cromwell’s soldiers to learn about the hardships of rationing during the civil war.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Cromwells, meet the Cromwells they’re a modern 17th century family