17th Century London and Eyam – Plague and How to Avoid It!

‘That was epic!’ – the verdict of a Y5 boy at Northfield Primary School, Dronfield, at the end of a day of scrubbing the 17th century house to avoid plague, discovering the Plague Doctor, using costume and props to create plays about the plague in Eyam and putting out the Great Fire of London. A good way of using local history to engage with far-away London.

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