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

Reference:
044/13
Date:
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

Meet the Cromwell’s – 28th May 2013

Date: Tuesday, 28 May 2013 – 11:00am Meet the Cromwell's Learn about 17th Century life with our May Half-Term characters' day at Oliver Cromwell's House Mrs Cromwell's Baking Day Join Mrs Cromwell in the kitchen and watch her make Pippin Pies using ingredients that would have been used in 17th century cooking. Civil War Rations Meet one of Cromwell's soldiers and learn about the hardship of rationing during the civil war. Location Oliver Cromwell's House 29 St Mary's St Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost: Normal admission charges apply. Free event for Resident Pass Holders. Contact: Ely Tourist Infrormation Centre Telephone: 01353 662062 Email: tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website: www.visitely.org.uk

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Meet the Cromwell’s – 28th May 2013

Ours Was the Fen Country – 30th May 2013

Date: Thursday, 30 May 2013 – 7:30pm An ethereal piece of documentary dance-theatre, fusing movement and sound with the words of fenlanders. For the past two years Dan Canham has been capturing conversations with people of the fens in East Anglia. Eel-catchers, farmers, parish councillors, molly dancers and conservationists have all been interviewed. Location Cambridge Junction Clifton Way Cambridge CB1 7GX United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost: Box Office 01223 511 511 or www.junction.co.uk 12 (8 concessions) Contact: Ed Hine Telephone: 01223 511 511 Website: www.junction.co.uk/artist/5126 read more

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Ours Was the Fen Country – 30th May 2013