Hot Chocolate from the 17th Century

Hot Chocolate from the 17th Century

Join as a member of That Shakespeare Life and we’ll send you a new kit every month that includes everything you need to complete activities like this one at home, or in your classroom. Explore membership In our recent podcast episode with Elisa Tersigni, we...
How to Make Pompion Pye

How to Make Pompion Pye

Our show is powered by Patrons who get special extras for their support. Sign up to be a patron today! On our podcast this week, we shared the history of Pompions, or pumpkins, for Shakespeare’s lifetime, and we discussed specifically Pompion Pye. Listen to our...
Waffles from 1615

Waffles from 1615

This website contains affiliate links. Our platform is supported by Patrons. Sign up to get printables of recipes like this one and other benefits when you support our show on Patreon In our recent episode of That Shakespeare Life, we talked with our guest, Sam Bilton...
How to Play 16th Century Bowling

How to Play 16th Century Bowling

Queen Elizabeth I is supposed to have played at bowls. On 19 July 1588, English Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Drake allegedly was playing bowls at Plymouth Hoe when the arrival of the Spanish Armada was announced, replying “We have time enough to finish the game and...
Did Shakespeare Eat Acorns?

Did Shakespeare Eat Acorns?

Acorns are the topic this week. Make suggestions for episode topics, see exclusive patron’s only content, and other bonuses when you become a member at That Shakespeare Life. Join Today! This website contains affiliate links. Today we’re going to explore the...
Did Shakespeare know about bears?

Did Shakespeare know about bears?

Welcome to week 2 of our series on Exotic Animals in Shakespeare's lifetime. Last week we talked about Ostriches, and you can find the link to Part 1 of this 4 part series in the show notes right below this video. As a quick add on from last week, I wanted to mention...