History Re-enactment Workshop - History Re-eactment Workshop

HRW
Go to content
We are a small, nationally based interpretation group, covering the Tudor and Stuart periods, specialising in domestic life.What we do best is take an historic house and allow you to experience history in the place it was made.

"The poetry of history lies in the quasi-miraculous fact that once, on this earth, on this familiar spot of ground, walked other men and women, as actual as we are today..."
(G.M.Trevelyan)
Coming up in 2021
The Separatists: 17th July 2021
Postponed from last year's 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower, we will be depicting some of the Separatists that left Gainsborough in 1608. After settling in the Netherlands for a few years, they ended up on the Mayflower.

Food & Finery: 7-8 August 2021
We're bringing a Hunting Party Ambigue to the museum. Hopefully the rain will stay away and we can make the most of the lovely grounds.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Chalfont Saint Giles HP8 4AB

Whenever you buy anything online, you could be raising free donations for HRW with easyfundraising, and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds. There are no catches or hidden charges. Just go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.
Latest News
Gainsborough 2021
The Separatists in 1608
Published by Peter - 4/5/2021
COAM 2021
Slight change of plot.
Published by Peter - 4/5/2021
AGM 2021
Preparing for this year's AGM
Published by Peter - 9/2/2021
Remembering Les
It is a year since our much loved member Les, passed away.
Published by Peter - 16/12/2020
Advent Calendar
The HRW Advent Calendar
Published by Peter - 1/12/2020
We are a small but nationally based interpretation group, covering Tudor and Stuart domestic life. Founded in 1992, we have been recreating historic families and communities in first person, with associated 'Red T' guides, to give visitors of historic houses a rounded, educational and memorable visit.
Created with WebSite X5
History Re-enactment Workshop. Registered Charity Nº 1040799
We specialise in turning an old house into a home, bringing a Tudor or Stuart family to life, to fully interact with your visitors.
We can also offer a range of variations around the same period, depending on what you have available.
We are always keen for new people to come and join us. As we recreate domestic life, we're open to all ages. No previous experience or in depth knowledge is required. The 'Workshop' in our title is all about training our members.
Contact the Secretary enquiry@historyreenactment.org.uk
Back to content