Ford Green Hall

Ford Green Hall
Ford Green Road
Smallthorne
Stoke on Trent
Staffordshire
ST6 1NG
England

Website

www.stokemuseums.org.uk

E-mail

ford.green.hall@stoke.gov.uk

Telephone

01782 233195

Fax

01782 233195

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Ford Green Hall
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Ford Green Hall is a 17th century timber-framed farmhouse complete with period garden. An award-winning museum, the Hall offers visitors a fascinating insight into the life of the 17th century. The rooms are furnished with an outstanding collection of textiles, ceramics and furniture.

The entire collection of Ford Green Hall is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home

Opening hours

Sun-Thurs 13.00-17.00

Closed over Christmas week

Admission charges

£3 adults, £2 concessions, family ticket £6.50, under 5s and wheelchair users free.

The entire collection of Ford Green Hall is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Collection details

Social History, Decorative and Applied Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection
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Tudor Toys and Games

Find out about the toys children had and the games they played. Have a go and see who can master the skills of "Shuffleboard" or "Devil among the Tailors". Suitable for KS1 and KS2.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

Christmas Activities

See the Hall decorated for Christmas. Choose either to make an orange and clove pomander or a decorative mask. Learn a dance. Suitable for KS2.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

Costume and Woolcraft

Dress up in clothes like those that would have been worn by the Ford children in the 1620s and learn how they were made. Have a go at carding and spinning. Suitable for KS2.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

Handling Tudor Objects

How did Tudors and Stuarts lights their houses, cook food or collect water? Explore life and materials in the seventeenth century. Costumes and toys are included for KS1. Suitable for KS1, KS2 and KS3.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

Houses and Homes

Use our collection of reproduction Tudor household objects, clothes and toys to make comparisons between then and now. Suitable for KS1 (1.5 hours).

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

Rich and Poor

Explore the difference in lifestyle between rich and poor in Tudor times. Dress up according to your station and perform a courtly dance. Suitable for KS2.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

The Tudor Stillroom

See how Tudors used herbs for medicinal, domestic, culinary and cosmetic purposes and make a perfumed soap ball. Visit our herb garden if the weather permits. Suitable for KS2.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

The Tudor Table

Smell herbs and spices used in Tudor cooking, learn Tudor table manners and make a marchpane decoration to take home. Suitable for KS2.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

Tudor Education

Find out about the Tudor schoolroom. Practise your handwriting in sand, then use our horn books and quills. Suitable for KS2.

How to obtain

For more information contact the Education team on 01782 233195.

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