Friday, 10 February 2012

Living History 2012

The new year begins on Sunday, with a Victorian Language of Flowers, Afternoon tea, and all of the preparations, both upstairs and downstairs at the lovely Ayscoughfee Hall museum in Spalding, Lincolnshire.
Museum opening times are 10:30-4 pm, and admission is free.

Come taste Victorian loves wells, a lemon and chocolate cake, help grind sugar and freeze icecream, make valentines for your sweetheart, and find out what you are really saying with that bouquet of flowers!
Meet Mrs Baxter our cook, Mrs Gibson, the housekeeper, Branston the butler, Morgan the underbutler, Yarp the dogsbody, Oliver, the boy of all work,Mrs Norman, and Mrs Brennan.  Ambrose Pratt, yes that is a Pratt with two t's, will be calling on Mrs Norman and Mrs Brennan...let's see how his valentine's schemes play out!

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