Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

Sunday 3rd November, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

Discover the story behind the Gunpowder Plot and how the family that lived in the 1620s House lived in the shadow of one of their close relatives being hung, drawn and quartered for his part in it.

See the story of the Plot unfold through a series of short scenarios throughout the day.  Learn about the properties of gunpowder and watch a 17th century cannon being fired, while younger visitors can get stuck into some themed craft activities.

Usual site admission plus £2 uplift per person.

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