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Spies and Searchers

Harvington Hall Ln, Harvington, Kidderminster DY10 4LR
Date and Time
15 - 16 June

Who will you trust this Father’s Day? During the reign of Elizabeth I, Harvington Hall and Catholic houses like it, would have been watched closely by the Elizabethan spy network! As you walk around the Hall and its grounds, meet the characters and see if you can work out who the spies are, and see if you can decipher the codes.

Throughout the day see how the priest hunters would search houses for the priests and learn their tactics! Can you work out where the priest hides are by using their methods, or are they too clever to find? Speak with our reenactors and learn how to send coded letters and the art of invisible ink used during Elizabethan times. Hear tales of real priest hunts and how the priests escaped. Keep your wits about you because you never know if you are talking to friend or foe!

Important Information

  • There are no guided tours running this day, but guides are on hand to answer questions

Event organiser is Harvington Hall.

Disclaimer: All information was correct when the listing was prepared. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser.

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