Time-travelling to the Tudor era

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Pupils from the Duke’s Middle School in Alnwick had a real taste of the Tudors as the era of Henry VIII was brought to life.

The King and his six wives were all present and correct while activities included making candles and creating nosegays.

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick'King and Queens: Izzy Darby=Burn, Emilia Grimes, Darci Scott, David Gray, Emily Pounder, Shea Teasdale and Isla Hutton-Stott.' Picture by Jane Coltman

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick'King and Queens: Izzy Darby=Burn, Emilia Grimes, Darci Scott, David Gray, Emily Pounder, Shea Teasdale and Isla Hutton-Stott.' Picture by Jane Coltman

Gazette photographer Jane Coltman was there and you can watch a video on our website.

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick' Picture by Jane Coltman

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick' Picture by Jane Coltman

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick' Ruby Waugh, Amy Knight, Harry Fender, Richard Oliver and Jack Gibson making nosegays.' Picture by Jane Coltman

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick' Ruby Waugh, Amy Knight, Harry Fender, Richard Oliver and Jack Gibson making nosegays.' Picture by Jane Coltman

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick'Busy making candles were  Anne Elliott, Daniel Kearns, Callum Van Schalkwyk and Leon Mallaburn.' Picture by Jane Coltman

Tudor Day at the Dukes Middle School in Alnwick'Busy making candles were Anne Elliott, Daniel Kearns, Callum Van Schalkwyk and Leon Mallaburn.' Picture by Jane Coltman