Children dressed up as Kings and Queens at Audley End's Hands on History events.

Hands on History

Join us at Audley End House and Gardens this summer for Hands on History. With a different activity every week there is something to keep the little ones busy until the new term.

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  • Victorian's worst jobs at Audley End.

    Victorians' Worst Jobs

    Mon 23 - Fri 27 July 2018 11am - 5pm

    Are you brave enough to uncover the worst jobs in days gone by?

  • A little girl being dressed up at the Knights and Princesses event

    Knights and Princesses

    Mon 30 July - Fri 03 Aug 2018 11am - 5pm

    Polish your armour and dust off your tiara as you become a knight or princess for the day.

  • An explorer hidden in foliage on the Ugly Bug Safari.

    Ugly Bug Safari

    Mon 6 - Fri 10 Aug 2018 11am - 5pm

    Small game hunters wanted! Grab a magnifying glass and join our big hunt for some mini beasts.

  • A lady dressed in a straw hat searching for fairies in the flowers.

    Fairy Finders

    Mon 13 - Fri 17 Aug 2018 11am - 5pm

    Tip toe around the gardens to find the smallest, most magical residents!

  • Three girls saluting with an officer in Train the Troops

    Train the Troops

    Mon 20 - Fri 24 Aug 2018 11am - 5pm

    Attention! Right you ‘orrible lot, it’s training time. Become a Home Front hero and be put through your paces at Audley End.

  • A young spy looking through binoculars at Spy School.

    Spy School

    Tues 28 - Fri 31 Aug 2018 11am - 5pm

    Calling all super sleuths, secret agents and intrepid investigators! Sharpen your detective skills withs hands-on training in cracking codes and solving clues.

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