Events

Family Craft Days

 © National Trust / Lynsey Woods

Wednesdays in August, 12-3:30pm

A chance for children to get hands-on with a range of arts and craft activities with a different theme each week.

  • Wed 6: Victorian crafts
  • Wed 13: Victorian garden
  • Wed 20: Victorian toys
  • Wed 27: Workhouse characters

£3 make & take

Family Craft Days

 © National Trust / Lynsey Woods

Wednesdays in August, 12-3:30pm

A chance for children to get hands-on with a range of arts and craft activities with a different theme each week.

  • Wed 6: Victorian crafts
  • Wed 13: Victorian garden
  • Wed 20: Victorian toys
  • Wed 27: Workhouse characters

£3 make & take

Family Craft Days

 © National Trust / Lynsey Woods

Wednesdays in August, 12-3:30pm

A chance for children to get hands-on with a range of arts and craft activities with a different theme each week.

  • Wed 6: Victorian crafts
  • Wed 13: Victorian garden
  • Wed 20: Victorian toys
  • Wed 27: Workhouse characters

£3 make & take

Family Craft Days

 © National Trust / Lynsey Woods

Wednesdays in August, 12-3:30pm

A chance for children to get hands-on with a range of arts and craft activities with a different theme each week.

  • Wed 6: Victorian crafts
  • Wed 13: Victorian garden
  • Wed 20: Victorian toys
  • Wed 27: Workhouse characters

£3 make & take

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

Pauper's Yarn Family Tour

Sundays in August, 11:15am

Explore the work yard, kitchen and cellar on this family-focused introductory tour. Hear about The Workhouse diet and routine. Get hands-on and lend a hand with the laundry and weigh out a pauper meal.

  • Included in house admission

Pop-up Paupers & Picnics

Sundays in August, 12-4pm

Meet characters from The Workhouse's past and hear about their experiences of Victorian life. Bring your own picnic to enjoy in the grounds while listening to pauper tales but watch out for the inmates trying to steal a sandwich!

  • Included in house admission

 

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