The Tudor Stillroom and Pharmacy


Sat, 09/07/2022


13:00 to 14:30



Contact name: 

David Brooks

Contact email: 


Bourne Hall Museum
Spring Street
KT17 1UF

Discover life in a Tudor Pharmacy and keep off the moths by making a muslin sweet bag with ingredients pounded in a pestle and mortar.

Prepare remedies for colds and sore throats.

Shucking and pounding rosemary to prepare for distilling.

Investigate mystery bags of herbs to smell and finding their properties and uses as remedies.

Discover the many unexpected uses of mice, frogs and snails!

Take a closer look at bay, rosemary, sage, plantain, lavender, and cypress, the plants that were available in season and their properties as a Tudor lady would know them.