Take part in St Albans Cathedral Tudor Day on Friday 10 June.
Students will experience a fabulous live show Conflict of Church and State: An Audience with King Henry VIII.
‘His Majesty’ will be in a contemplative mood in the year 1542, reflecting on recent turbulent events, including the annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon.
He will then invite his loyal subjects to petition him, or to ask him questions in a Q&A.
The 90 minutes performances start at 10.15am and 11.45am. Students can then take part in a Brass Rubbing or Illuminated Lettering workshop if you would like to experience a full day in Tudor Times.
More about St Albans Cathedral
St Albans Cathedral offers an award-winning school program, with options for guided, worksheet and self-guided visits to the Cathedral, as well as virtual and outreach activities.
Covering a range of curriculum areas, they offer activities for students of all Key Stages including teaching about Romans, Saxons, Medieval, Tudors, Victorians, RE and learning about the Christian Faith, as well as Maths and Science.
Using role play, artefacts, experiential learning and the building itself, students encounter the stories and history of St Albans Cathedral and learn in new and inspiring ways through a variety of trails and workshops. A fascinating and thought-provoking day in this magnificent setting can provide new skills, deeper understanding and a stimulus for further study.
“(Our visit) was enthralling from beginning to the end. Alighting from the bus one of our children exclaimed “This was the best day of my life!” I could not have said it better…”
Year 3 Teacher, Totternhoe CE Academy
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