The Wallace Collection

Family Activity

500 Years Ago… Armour Handling and Making Workshop

Thursday 16th April, 2009

10:30am - 12:30pm

Price: £4.00

Ages: 7+

Lecturer: Caroline Dorset 

Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the coronation of Henry VIII by exploring our princely Arms and Armours. Look at jousting armour, similar to that worn by Henry VIII, and discover how it was used. Handle and try on some original and replica armour then using colourful neoprene make your own 21st- century sabaton (to fit your foot) all
with the help of designer Caroline Dorset.