Rural skills revival

22nd September 1995 at 01:00
Pockerley Manor at Beamish North of England Open Air Museum interprets rural life in the early 1800s and is open exclusively to schools from November to March. Activities will include: tallow-candle making, baking biscuits in an early kitchen range, wool spinning, quill pen calligraphy, laundry and domestic chores. Details: Stephen Manion, keeper of education, Beamish Museum, 01207 231811 ext 219.

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