Education

Durham University

Louisa Gidney has been associated with the Department of Archaeology, Biological Laboratory for over 25 years. Louisa is currently employed part-time as Environmental Archaeology technician. Louisa is not a member of the academic teaching staff but is...

General Interest

Rent A Peasant can provide a speaker for a range of adult interest groups. Previous speaking engagements include the W.I.; Evergreens; U3A (University of the 3rd Age); Smallholder's Groups; Spinners' Weavers' & Dyers' Groups; Archaeological and...

Sample Lesson Plan

(basic for all time periods) All presentations commence with the farm, with an “everyday story of country folk” approach. The ox-yoke and the selection of a team of “oxen” to demonstrate its use acts as an ice breaker and helps the pupils to start t...

School Visits

If you are interested in a school visit can you please read the information at the foot of the page on which days we are available and how far we can travel. Thank You. The school visits offered by Rent a Peasant are based on the Key Stage 2 National...

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