The research team at The Workhouse need you! Do recognise any of the surnames on our 'wall of names'? Can you help us explore the history of The Workhouse?
Fri 27 May 2016
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A series of exhibition pieces throughout The Workhouse investigating the changing use of the buildings and the people who lived in them.
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The paupers will be hard at work in the Victorian vegetable garden. Find out about what's grown and how it influenced the pauper diet.
Sat 25 Jun 2016
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Meet Workhouse characters as you step back in time to the 1840s. Pick oakum, join a Victorian school lesson or lend a hand with the laundry.
Wed 27 Jul 2016
Meet characters from The Workhouse's past and hear about their experience as a member of the Victorian poor. You can also help them with their daily jobs.
Mon 01 Aug 2016
Join a pauper inmate and find out what life was really like in The Workhouse on this family focused introductory tour. Then have a go at '50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾' themed crafts.
Fri 05 Aug 2016
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