Sold OutValentine’s Day Three Course Meal and Talk on ‘Sex and the Tudors!’

Tutbury Bookings

Valentine’s Day Three Course Meal and Talk on ‘Sex and the Tudors!’

Friday 14th February 2020

7pm arrival, meal served at 7:30pm, talk follows | £30.00 per person

This lecture given by castle curator Lesley Smith is a rip-roaring tumble through the sexual exploits of the Tudors. Not just Henry VIII had a good time, so did a lot of other people according to records.

Contraception, conception, prostitution and gay sex feature in this engaging and highly entertaining lecture.

Not suitable for those who shock easily or have a nervous disposition!



Smoked Salmon Pate
Served with beetroot salad and a bread roll


Chicken wrapped in Parma Ham
With a white wine and mushroom sauce

Served with New Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables


Seasonal Cheesecake
Served with strawberries and cream

Vegetarian and vegan options available on request.

Tickets are £30.00 per person and must be bought in advance.

When ordering your ticket please do make us aware of any dietary requirements using the online form. Any dietary requirements must be discussed in advance of the event, as without prior notice, we will not be able to cater for you on the day.

Event arrival starts at 7pm therefore, we ask that you do not arrive before this time. Please bring your booking registration with you. The meal will be served in the Great Hall at 7.30pm promptly, once the meal is finished you will be brought back to the tearoom for tea and coffee. Once tea and coffee has been enjoyed you will be taken back upstairs for the wonderful talk.

If you have any questions, please call the office on 01283 812 129 or email

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  • February 14, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm