Putting On A Progress – Events

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Evening at the Archives

Suffolk Archives 77 Raingate St, Bury Saint Edmunds

Join us after-hours for a rare opportunity to see some of the Tudor treasures from our collections, including royal documents of Edward VI and Elizabeth I, and John Foxe’s gruesome Book of Martyrs. Find out how these documents were actually written with Jorge Kelman, who will be demonstrating period-authentic materials and techniques and try outContinue reading "Evening at the Archives"

Elizabethan Window Wanderland at Melford Hall

Melford Hall Long Melford, Sudbury

Craft activity making vibrant, Elizabethan-inspired windows! In 1578 Queen Elizabeth I and over 200 courtiers travelled into unknown lands on her annual progress. Join us to create vibrantly illuminated window displays celebrating the joy of exploration, curiosity, and Elizabeth I’s visit to East Anglia. People in the places visited by the 1578 Progress are beingContinue reading "Elizabethan Window Wanderland at Melford Hall"

Putting on a Progress 1578: An Immersive Experience – Melford Hall

Melford Hall Long Melford, Sudbury

Using Virtual Reality headsets library visitors will be transported to 1578 when Queen Elizabeth I visited Suffolk Do you have what it takes to join Walsingham’s ‘Watchers’ and ensure Her Majesty’s safety? Complete the challenges to be granted your permission to spy! You may even receive a letter from Her Majesty… Putting on a ProgressContinue reading "Putting on a Progress 1578: An Immersive Experience – Melford Hall"