Zoom classes

With social distancing requirements and the possibility of a “second spike” in the Autumn the History Jar has gone online with Zoom for 2020 and January 2021!

Medieval People

Classes will run on a Monday afternoon at 3.00pm (London time) for 1 ½ hours. Please be in the waiting room at least five minutes before the class starts so that you are ready to be admitted into the virtual class room.

Monday 14th September – Benedictine Monks and running a monastery

Monday 21st September– Summoners, Pardoners and Ostiaries

Monday 28th September – Witches, wise women and midwives

Monday 5th October – Alchemists, astronomers and astrologers

Monday 12th October – Wet nurses, whipping boys and rockers – raising medieval princes and princesses.

Monday 19th October – Bailiffs, reeves and alewives

Monday 26th October– Falconers and foresters

Many regular students have already paid for classes.  If you would like to use the money I am holding for a day school or Derby class to pay for Zoom classes please contact me.

If you would like to join the class for the seven week block, the cost is £30.00. Choose the £30.00 option to pay via Paypal. If you prefer to join fewer sessions continue to scroll down to the next PayPal button. The button is an automatic link to pay me via my Paypal account.

Medieval People 7 weeks

Once you have paid for your classes which start on the 14th September 2020, you will be sent an email link to complete registration on Zoom. A second email will then be generated with a link for the classes.

£30.00

You can also register for individual classes costing £5.00 each.

Medieval People individual sessions

Individual session price. If you'd prefer to attend one or more sessions rather than the whole class select the number of sessions that you wish to attend. Pay for them via PayPal and once I have processed the informationI will send you a Zoom link to register for the specific sessions you wish to join.

£5.00

Christmas and the festive season through the centuries

Classes will run on a Monday afternoon at 3.00pm (London time) for 1 ½ hours. Please be in the waiting room at least five minutes before the class starts so that you are ready to be admitted into the virtual class room.

Monday 9th November – Christianising Christmas – the pagan roots of Christmas.

Monday 16th November – A Medieval Christmas season concluding with Plough Monday and Saint Distaff’s Day.

Monday 23rd November – The problems of finding a present for a Tudor monarch, the delights of a festive turkey and the Christmas cushion-dance.

Monday 30th November – A Puritan taken on Christmas and the consequence of banning plum pudding.

Monday 7th December– Jane Austen’s Christmas – An eighteenth century holiday

Monday 14th December – A Victorian Christmas – cards, crackers and Charles Dickens.

Monday 21st December – Here we come a carolling – the history of some Christmas carols

Many regular students have already paid for classes.  If you would like to use the money I am holding for a day school or Derby class to pay for Zoom classes please contact me.

If you would like to join the class for the seven week block, the cost is £30.00. Choose the £30.00 option to pay via Paypal. If you prefer to join fewer sessions continue to scroll down to the next PayPal button. The button is an automatic link to pay me via my Paypal account.

Christmas through the centuries – 7 weeks

7 week block of classes commencing Monday 9th November. You will be sent an email link to complete registration with Zoom. Once you have submitted the Zoom registration a second email containing the link to the class will be generated.

£30.00

Christmas through the centuries – individual sessions.

Individual session price. If you'd prefer to attend one or more sessions rather than the whole class select the number of sessions that you wish to attend. Pay for them via PayPal and once I have processed the informationI will send you a Zoom link to register for the specific sessions you wish to join.

£5.00