To celebrate the start of the much anticipated BBC series, Wolf
Hall, a Winchester hotel is offering guests the opportunitity to
experience traditional Tudor dining with all the trimmings.
From February, Norton Park, one of QHotels' 27 luxury and unique
hotels, is offering the opportunity to enjoy Tudor-inspired
banquets for up to 80 in its recently refurbished tithe barn.
While seated on long tables and maybe even dressed in Tudor
gowns, guests can enjoy sixteenth century fare in 21st century
comfort in the barn which integrates state-of-the-art under-floor
heating and new, modern fixtures and fittings along with the
traditional thatched roof, oak beams and oak flooring.
Tom Fromm, General Manager of Norton Park, said: "We are all
aware of the extravagant feasts and banquets of the Tudor period
and as Britain enjoys watching Wolf Hall and learning more about
the lavish leisure activities of the time, we wanted to offer our
customers the chance to experience it for themselves in our
state-of-the-art tithe barn.
"Food from this period was known to be opulent and extravagant,
combining new ingredients, flavours and spices imported from
new-found lands. While we will not be serving a Peacock centrepiece
on our menu, guests can still expect to be fully immersed in the
Tudor period with entertainment from jesters and court
We expect our Tudor banquets to appeal to Hampshire companies
and associations who are looking for an unusual but very topical
The Wolf Hall series, based on the Booker Prize winning novel
about Henry VIII and his advisor Thomas Cromwell, was partly shot
in Winchester with the Great Hall cathedral and the Hospital of St
Tudor banquet packages are available from £50 per person, please
contact Norton Park for more information call 01962 763009.
For more information about Norton Park, visit: http://www.qhotels.co.uk/norton-park/
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