Events

Come and join us for one of our popular Victorian character days © Phil Newman

Come and join us for one of our popular Victorian character days

What's on 2015

Whether you're visiting for the first time or returning, we look forward to welcoming you to The Workhouse.

We have a wide range of events to suit everyone: living history days, storytelling, special tours and hands-on activity sessions for children. Find out about upcoming events below or download our events leaflet.

Paupers & Petticoats

An exhibition showcasing the historical research undertaken around creating new workhouse uniforms, including replica examples.

  • Every open day
  • Included in house admission

Spring Trail

Mary Mouse is rediscovering her favourite Workhouse hiding places from George the Master's cat. Follow Mary's spring trail and claim a special reward.

  • 3-10 April (except Tues), 12-4pm
  • £1.50 per trail

Paupers & Politics

The Workhouse Storytellers present a special after-hours storytelling evening with a political scandal.

  • Fri 15 & Sat 16 May, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Adult £10, Child £5
  • Booking Essential

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