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April 2017

Early Modern Sleep Bed

April 5 @ 11:00 am - September 30 @ 4:00 pm
Little Moreton Hall, Congleton Road
Congleton, CW12 4SD United Kingdom
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Designed and planted by our friends at Carter House day centre and Cheshire East council, the sleep bed at Little Moreton Hall contains a variety of plants, herbs and shrubs that early modern people used to create soporific remedies. The plants will mature throughout the summer months and will eventually be used to create our own sleep loss cures at the Hall! For information on admission to the hall and opening times visit Little Moreton Hall's website.

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Sleep Walk

April 27 @ 11:00 am - September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Little Moreton Hall, Congleton Road
Congleton, CW12 4SD United Kingdom
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Venture to Little Moreton Hall this summer where Wild Rumpus, producers of the Just So Festival, will be taking visitors on a ‘sleep walk’, a self-led trail of curious installations exploring how we used to sleep in early modern England. Collect a map and adventure through a night's sleep, Tudor style. Expect to encounter sleeping draughts, nightmare creatures, segmented sleep, and wake up to a glorious sunrise. The sleep walk will be running from May-September. For information on admission and…

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Dream Library

April 27 @ 11:00 am - September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Little Moreton Hall, Congleton Road
Congleton, CW12 4SD United Kingdom
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Popping up at Little Moreton throughout the summer, and at other locations across the north including the RHS Tatton Flower Show (19 – 23 July) and Just So Festival (18 – 20 August), will be the Dream Library. Come inside, meet the eccentric dream librarian, and write down your dream to be filed away. Alternatively, explore the archives to find out what other people have been dreaming about! The Dream Library will be at the hall from May-September. For information on admission and opening times…

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May 2017

Tudor Ceramics Exhibition

May 11 @ 11:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Little Moreton Hall, Congleton Road
Congleton, CW12 4SD United Kingdom
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Over the years Little Moreton Hall has amassed an extensive collection of replica Tudor ceramics, from tableware and still room equipment to storage pots and everyday practical apparatus. As part of the 'How We Used to Sleep' project this exhibition will reveal the range and diversity of Tudor ceramics and how they were used to ensure bodily health and a good night's sleep! For information on pricing and opening times visit Little Moreton Hall's website.

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July 2017

A Day in the Life of a Tudor Child

July 1 - July 30
Little Moreton Hall, Congleton Road
Congleton, CW12 4SD United Kingdom
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Come along to the hall to find out about the day-to-day lives of Tudor children. Have a go at getting dressed like a Tudor, learn about Tudor lessons, mealtimes manners, games and medicine, and explore what Tudor children did in the run up to bedtime and how their preparations compare to our own! For admission prices and opening hours visit Little Moreton Hall's website.

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Dream Library at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm
Tatton Park, Mereheath Drive
Knutsford, WA16 6QN United Kingdom
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Our dream library is going on tour! Come inside, meet the eccentric dream librarian, and write down your dream to be filed away. Alternatively, explore the archives to find out what other people have been dreaming about! To find out more visit the RHS website.

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August 2017

Dream Library at the Just So Festival

August 18 - August 20
Just So Festival, Rode Hall Estate
Scholar Green, ST7 3QT United Kingdom
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Our dream library is going on tour! Come inside, meet the eccentric dream librarian, and write down your dream to be filed away. Alternatively, explore the archives to find out what other people have been dreaming about! To find out more visit the Just So Festival website.

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