Events

Apple Day

The Bramley apple trees in The Workhouse garden are over 100 years old © David Slaviero

The Bramley apple trees in The Workhouse garden are over 100 years old

Saturday 25 October, 12-4pm

Celebrate Southwell Bramley Apple Festival with us.

  • Join a Workhouse apple tour
  • Have a go at creating the longest apple peel
  • Hear tales from The Workhouse Storytellers
  • Enjoy local apple tastings in the shop

Included in normal house admission

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

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