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Tudor Banquet Video
A Tudor feast would consist of chicken, rabbit, pork, beef and lamb. A common way of cooking meat in Tudor times was on a spit over an open fire. As well as a spit many kitchens had charcoal burning stoves and special ovens for making bread. There were no electrical kitchen gadgets so everything had to be done by hand.
Anglo-Saxon Village Interactive
Explore an Anglo-Saxon village. Use the metal detector to find artefacts hidden beneath the soil on the site where the village once stood.
Viking Food Video
Vikings ate fruit and vegetables, kept animals for food - meat, milk, cheese and eggs - and had plenty of fish as they lived near the sea. Bread was made using a quern - stone tools for hand grinding grain. We know about the Vikings' diet and cooking implements from archaeological discoveries in Viking huts and refuse.
London's Burning Interactive
Two activities to help us understand what life was like during The Blitz. Complete the activities and move onto the fun game.
Air Raids Video
Isabel, a young girl from north London, finds out from her grandfather Alan what life was like for a child growing up during the air raids of World War Two. His family lived in a semi-detached house and they protected themselves during air raids by sheltering beneath the furniture.
How We Were Taught Text
What was school like 100 years ago? Text and links to National Archive material.