Mrs Cromwell Kitchen - The Festive Feast

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    Wednesday, December 4th

    Event Summary

    Join Nora Gardner, aka The Hungry Roundhead, our local guide and food historian to learn about the flavours and ingredients of 17th Century cooking in England. Visit Mrs Cromwell's original kitchen to watch old recipes come to life and compare them to their more modern versions. Hear the stories behind them and of course taste the results!

    Although Christmas was banned during the Commonwealth, many people still celebrated behind closed doors. Learn about the festive food that would have been enjoyed by the Cromwell family and find out where some of the customs and traditions came from which makes up the Christmas Feast we know today.

    Price: £15.00

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    Venue

    Oliver Cromwell's House
    29 St Mary's Street
    Ely
    CB7 4HF

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    The event runs from 10:00am to 12:00pm on the following dates.
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    • M11, Greater London

      Delays on M11 Southbound before J4 A406 North Circular Road (Woodford). Travel time is 22 minutes.

    • A603 Gonville Place - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

      Heavy traffic on A603 Gonville Place before Hills Road. Travel time is eight minutes.

    • A603 Barton Road - Newnham, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

      Usual slow traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Travel time is seven minutes.

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