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July and August

Join our history curator on an audio tour exploring the significance of the Oak Room panels.

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The portrayal of July shows a man mowing hay with a sickle. Grass was harvested to create hay to provide animal feed through the winter. To represent August two peasants are cutting wheat with a sickle and binding it into sheaths. Crops like wheat and corn were grown to make bread.

Play the YouTube clip below to hear more about the labours of the month.

Once you have listened to this section then follow the link below to enjoy the next part of the tour.

September and October