Events

Graft, Gruel and Good-For-Nothings

Meet Workhouse characters and watch scenes unfold amongst them in bitesized pieces of live storytelling. Help the paupers with their work for the day and go back to school in a Victorian lesson.

  • Wednesday 29 July, 12noon - 4pm
  • Normal admission

Victorian Garden Day

Do you know your onions?

The paupers will be hard at work in the vegetable garden. Find out what we grow and how it influenced the paupers' diet.

  • 27 June, 12 noon - 4pm
  • Normal admission

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.

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