Adult Learning Norfolk - Online Workshops

Sat 18 Sep

Multiple days: Online

Online

Join these online workshops celebrating this year's theme of Edible England!

Quote the course code when making your booking (select option 5 when booking via the phone):

BREAD BEHIND BARS: THE MEDIEVAL NORWICH CASTLE GAOL:

Fri 10: 13:00 Code: CDXDO0121P 

Wed 15: 19:00 Code: CDXDO0221P  

Exploring some individual cases of prisoners confined within the medieval gaol. In keeping with this year’s Heritage Open Day theme of ‘Edible England’ we will have a particular focus on the part played by food and drink in this fascinating story.   

COOKING FOR A MEDIEVAL ROYAL TABLE:  

Mon 13: 13:30 Code: HEPHO0221P  

In the 1390’s the Master Cooks in the household of King Richard II wrote down their recipes in a book called, ‘The Forme of Cury’. One of our ‘Joy of Food’ tutors will cook up a recipe from this book: a dish called a ‘Sambocade’.  

THE CURIOUS QUINCE IN ART:  

Tue 14: 16:00 Code: CDXDO0421P  

A look at the history of the quince in art and design. As well as offering an artist’s insights into how to draw or paint the fruit, learn a few facts about it as a kitchen ingredient over time.  

NORFOLK BAKES: ‘MOLLY’S SHORTCAKES’ AND ‘PAULINE’S BONFIRE CAKE’:  

Thu 16: 10:00 Code: HEPHO0121P  

Join one of tutors to discover these recipes from local Norfolk cooks that can be traced back to the end of the Second World War  

THE PERUVIAN POTATO:  

Thu 16: 19:00 Course code CDXDO0321P  

The humble potato has become a staple part of the British diet and yet it came from South America. In this session we will learn about the Peruvian roots of the Great British ‘spud’.   

PARENTS/CARERS check out the following Edible England themed fun activities to do at home with children aged 2-11yrs: 

Credit: National Trust Megan Taylor - Edible England

BREAD BOWL:  

Sat 11: 13:00 Code: FLATO0321P 

Sat 18: 13:00 Code: FLATO0821P  

Trenchers were used in medieval times to serve stews in. You will also learn how to prepare and cook a medieval stew to enjoy with your trencher.  

FEEL GOOD FOODS:  

Sat 11: 13:00 Code: FLATO0721P 

Sat 18: 13:00 Code: FLATO1021P  

Discover how certain foods release chemicals that help you feel better. Children will be asked to draw their favourite food or suggestions for healthy swaps, so have materials to hand.  

HEALTHY MEDIEVAL FOOD:

Sat 11: 13:00 Code: FLATO0221P 

Sat 18: 13:00 Code: FLATO1221P 

What did Knights and Ladies have for dinner and as a snack compared to a modern diet? Along the way you will learn interesting historical facts about food stuffs that we take for granted today.

HELPFUL HERBS:  

Sat 11: 09:30 Code: FLATO0621P 

Sat 18: 09:30 Code: FLATO1121P  

Discover and make a ‘tussie mussie’ (small flower bouquet) and explore the different properties of herbs and their uses today. Children will be asked to draw herbs and flowers, so have drawing materials to hand.

MEDIEVAL CAKE:  

Sat 11: 09:30 Code: FLATO0421P 

Sat 18: 09:30 Code: FLATO0921P  

This fantastic session will guide you to prepare and make a medieval cake using ingredients that were available at that time, learning interesting historical names and facts about them.  

PAPER COLLAGE:  

Sat 11: 09:30 Code: FLATO0121P 

Sat 18: 09:30 Code: FLATO1321P  

Make a paper collage of a medieval meal and along the way you will learn interesting historical facts about food stuffs that we take for granted today.  

WARTIME RATIONING:  

Fri 10: 10:00 Code: FLATO1421P  

Learn about wartime rationing and about measuring and wrapping your ration allowance, and making carrot cookies to enjoy later.  


Organiser details: Adult Learning Norfolk