The Fire of London

FoL bread

Explore our timber-framed house and discover the fire hazards of the time as you retell the story of the Fire of London with the help of our local diariest, John Evelyn

Flammable Materials: Students learn about 17th century household dangers. They consider what was in the kitchen and what materials were used and stored nearby. Students handle materials, try quill writing and bread shaping.

Houses on fire: Students explore the house and discover the materials used in timber-framed buildings. They find out how how and why the fire spread and take part in different activities.