The Tudors - Learning at St Fagans: National History Museum
St Teilo's Church
In October 2007, St Teilo's Church will be officially opened. It is shown as it might have looked in the 1520s, just before the Protestant Reformation.
St Teilo's Church - history
Take a guided tour around the Church. Learn about its social importance and see how we have recreated it as a Roman Catholic church from the 1520s.
Compare and contrast clothes worn by yeomen farmers and gentry. What do clothes tell us about the way people lived? Study a portrait of Tudor children and use enquiry-based skills to analyse it.
On the trail of the Tudors*
Compare two Tudor houses, Hendre'r Ywydd Uchaf (1508) and Y Garreg Fawr (1544), before taking part in a facilitated introduction to St Teilo's Church. Handle replica Tudor objects and develop historical enquiry skills. Suitable for classes with some knowledge of the period.
*Teachers must first attend the training day.
St Teilo's Church: art and design
An introduction to the building and the beautiful wall paintings inside St Teilo's Church, as well an understanding of their significance for the congregation. How did we piece together the evidence for their design?
The story of St David or St Teilo
The walls of the Church show hand-painted pictures of saints that tell us about their lives. How would the patron saint of Wales be shown if one of the paintings was of him? What is the story behind this extraordinary man?