Rich Man, Poor Man


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Venue: The Shakespeare Centre

Key stage: Key Stage 2

Price : 9.50 per pupil

Awarded the Sandford Award, Rich Man, Poor Man is aimed specifically at those studying the QCA History Unit 8a Tudor history and enables children to discover aspects of Tudor life for themselves from primary sources. They have the opportunity to: 

  • work with origional documents (inventories, church registers and a unique beggar's licence) 
  • write with quill pens
  • find out how people were affected by the plague
  • handle original Tudor coins found in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • examine original and reproduction artefacts
  • make beeswax seals 
  • take a Tudor walk through Stratford-upon-Avon and visit two Shakespeare Houses 

Bookings subject to availability 

Maximum 60 pupils per session 

"It was very hands-on which kept the attention of and enthused a range of children with a variety of needs.  It ran smoothly and efficiently.  Thank you" - Oldmixon Primary School