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Sat, Jun 15


Agecroft Hall & Gardens

Special Focus Tour: Dining with Shakespeare

Food and dining in the Elizabethan era

Special Focus Tour: Dining with Shakespeare
Special Focus Tour: Dining with Shakespeare

Time & Location

Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Agecroft Hall & Gardens, 4305 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221, USA

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In commemoration of the Bard, William Shakespeare, join tour guide Tracy Weldon for a look at culinary customs during Shakespeare’s lifetime. What was dining like in Elizabethan England? What are medlars, lamb’s wool, and other spring ingredients used for?

A brief talk is followed by a tour through seasonal displays in Agecroft Hall’s Great Hall, Dining Parlor and Tudor Kitchen. Then take home some period recipes to try in your own kitchen!

Garden admission is included in the tour ticket after the 10:00am tour. 

$12.00 per person. 20% off for museum members. This tour is also offered on April 16 and April 30.

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