Victorian workshops at Sutton House

Child looking at victorian zoetrobe

In the Victorian times Sutton House was Eliza Temple's Girls School for Etiquette. Wealthy families would send their girls to Sutton House to learn all about how to become a 'lady'.

What does a Victorian Britain workshop cover?

KS2 curriculum area: History: Britain beyond 1066 / Local Area Study 

In this workshop children will learn all about the industiral revolution and the impact Victoria's reign has had on the world as we know it. They will experience what it was like to go to a school like 'Eliza Temple's School for Gilrs' in a mock Victorian lesson; they will get to try on Victorian replica clothes; and play with Victorian toys.

Booking information

We can cater for one class up to 30 Students at a time.

KS1 workshops are usually 10:00am-11:00am or 1:00pm - 2:00pm and KS2 Workshops are usually 10:00am -12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm, however we can work around your timetable.

No bus parking on site, the nearest station is Hackney Central and buses stop nearby.

Lunch can be eaten on site, and children can play in the Breaker's Yard during their break.  

Please email katy.parry@nationaltrust.org.uk or call Katy on 0208 9862264 to make a booking. 

Payment: 

With a National Trust Educational Group Membership you can bring your class for free.