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Paupers, Petticoats & Pinafores
2 April - 2 November, 12-5pm
A new exhibition focusing on the design and construction of the recently introduced replica female pauper costumes, as worn in Southwell Workhouse during the 1840s. Informed by extensive historical and archival research, volunteers have painstakingly reconstructed the costumes which are used for our re-enactment events.
Join Mary Mouse and George the Cat with our free children's guide to The Workhouse. Explore the building with the aid of a charmingly illustrated guide for families.
Pick from one of our new trails; Joseph Disney, Kate Parker, Master & Matron or Hidden Heritage and on completion collect a special stamp which permits your release from The Workhouse.
Every last Friday of the month
Join our friendly walking group for a free health walk around the Southwell area. Meet new people, enjoy fresh air and the beautiful local countryside. Find out more