Friday, 22 June 2012

Things To Do In Leicester 24/6: Food Through The Ages Event...

Food Through The Ages Event
Donington le Heath Manor House, Coalville
Run by: Donington le Heath Manor House

A chance to explore food from the past, with reenactors presenting 13th and 17th century cooking and showing a range of dishes in and around a 700 year old house.

Members of high quality re-enactment groups, Circa 1265 and The Open Rope, will be doing cookery demonstrations and talking about food customs and etiquette. You can also see Early 18th century ice cream making!

An exhibition charting 200 years of 'Eating In' will be accompanied by a short talk at 2pm. The Friends of Donington will be exhibiting kitchen bygones and running a second hand book stall. Children's craft activites, refreshments and a hog roast available too.

Admission free with small charge for craft activities.

Donington le Heath Manor House
Manor Road, Donington le Heath, Coalville, LE67 2FW

Telephone: 01530 831259

About this location
A restored, stone built, 13th century manor house with 17th additions. It houses a museum on Medieval, Tudor and Stuart life, as well as regularly changing temporary galleries, and is partly furnished with late 16th to early 18th century furniture. There is a busy events programme throughout the year.

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