VICTORIAN
WORKSHOP

Let us teach you and your students all about life as a child in Victorian times. Your students will get a taste of what it might have been like to be a young chimney sweep. They will also learn about how you would be punished if you committed crimes in these times.

Students will learn all about Doctor Barnardo and the sad circumstances around which his charity was founded. We investigate this through the story of John Somers (known as Carrots to his street friends).

If there is time, we can teach your children how to make a ‘Thaumatrope’, an optical illusion toy favoured amongst Victorian children and adults alike.

Finally, we bring in a selection of artefacts which the students will discover in our quiz-style investigation. These include an iron, chamber pot, telegraph machine, and a knife sharpener.

AREAS WE COVER

QUEEN VICTORIA
LIFE AS A CHILD
CRIME & PUNSHIMENT
ARTEFACTS
VICTORIAN INVENTIONS
THE GREAT EXHIBITION

VICTORIAN TOYS (CRAFT)

WORKSHOP SPECIFICS

HOW MANY CHILDREN?
Up to 90 children (3 classes) can take part in a full days workshop. For large groups we will need to split the day up slightly.

SPACE REQUIRED?
A big hall is ideal for large groups. However quite often we can fit into one or more classrooms dependent on the group size.

DBS CHECKED FACILITATORS
FULLY RISK-ASSESSED
PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

VICTORIAN GALLERY

We will be adding pictures of this workshop soon!

WHY PEOPLE LOVE US!

DRAMA

Firstly, we utilise drama and role play to help bring different aspects of your topic to life.

ARTEFACTS

Secondly, we source as many objects as possible for each of our topics to add to the authenticity of your workshop.

COSTUMES

We research and produce the majority of our costumes and props in house to the highest standards.

FREE RESOURCES

Finally, every week we add new online resources that can be used free. They can be used standalone or in addition to our workshops!

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

DECISION TIME!

Still not made your decision? So then, why not check out our FAQ page.

WANT TO ENHANCE YOUR TEACHING?

Check out our YouTube channel for free videos covering all aspects of history. In addition to this you will find free worksheets linked in the descriptions.

Meanwhile, if you have a particular subject you’d like us to make a video about, let us know and we’ll certainly add it to our list!

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