Spooky family craft day

Make your very own spooky creations to take home for Hallowe'en © National Trust

Make your very own spooky creations to take home for Hallowe'en

Wednesday 29 October, 12-3:30pm

Get creative at our spooky family craft day. Make your own bat and cat and try your hand at a:

  • Cat mask
  • Bat mobile
  • Rat finger puppet
  • Wobbling bat hat

£3 per child.
Suitable for children aged 4-11yrs

Paupers, Petticoats & Pinafores

2 April - 2 November, 12-5pm

An exhibition focusing on research, design and construction of recently introduced replica female pauper costumes, as worn at Southwell Workhouse in the 1840s.

  • Wednesday - Sunday
  • Included in house admission

Spooky Tales at The Workhouse

Friday 31 October, 12noon-4pm

Come and listen, if you dare, to spooky tales told by Workhouse characters in eerie locations around the building. Explore the dead room and the cellar and find out about The Workhouse's unnerving past.

  • Included in house admission


Victorian Workhouse Christmas

5 & 6 December, 5-8pm

Join the staff and paupers as they prepare to celebrate Christmas in The Workhouse. Sing carols with the pauper choir and listen to stories of Workhouse life.

  • £5 Adult, £2.50 Child.
  • Booking & Pre-payment essential