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Introduction to finding your workhouse ancestors 

Have you heard stories about an ancestor in a workhouse but you don't know where to start researching?

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on
23 Apr to 25 Apr 2024
at
19:00 to 20:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Lives Unravelled 

Join us for this creative and thought provoking textile exhibition from Yorkshire based textile group, 6 ply.

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on
24 Apr to 21 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 64 other dates or times
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Written on the Workhouse Walls 

Watch out for thieves or hit the road quick? Become a secret sign sleuth with Written on the Workhouse Walls, a fun family trail to celebrate the bicentenary of the Workhouse.

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on
24 Apr to 26 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 67 other dates or times
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Becher Walk 

Step back in time and join Reverend John T. Becher, founder of The Workhouse, on a tour of Southwell.

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on
24 Apr to 30 Oct 2024
at
10:45 to 12:30
+ 27 other dates or times
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
26 Apr 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Tales from The Workhouse 

Step back in time at The Workhouse and Infirmary. Meet our costumed characters and learn about what life was like for the inmates who lived here.

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on
25 May to 1 Jun 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Conservation in Action 

Have you ever wondered what we do behind the scenes to help preserve these buildings? Come along and find out about different preventative conservation practices and have a go yourself.

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on
29 May 2024
at
13:00 to 15:00
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Conservation in Action 

Have you ever wondered what we do behind the scenes to help preserve these buildings? Come along and find out about different preventative conservation practices and have a go yourself.

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on
30 May 2024
at
13:00 to 15:00
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
31 May 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Bare Knuckle Prize Fighting 

We welcome back Foreign Field Living History Group to bring the thrills and spills of Georgian and Victorian bare knuckle prize fighting.

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on
15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024
at
10:30 to 15:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
28 Jun 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
26 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Written on the Workhouse Walls 

Watch out for thieves or hit the road quick? Become a secret sign sleuth with Written on the Workhouse Walls, a fun family trail to celebrate the bicentenary of the Workhouse.

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on
27 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 36 other dates or times
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Written on the Workhouse Walls 

Step back in time at The Workhouse and Infirmary. Meet our costumed characters and learn about what life was like for the inmates who lived here.

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on
27 Jul to 1 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Tales from The Workhouse 

Step back in time at The Workhouse and Infirmary. Meet our costumed characters and learn about what life was like for the inmates who lived here.

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on
8 Aug to 31 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 7 other dates or times
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
30 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Written on the Workhouse Walls 

Watch out for thieves or hit the road quick? Become a secret sign sleuth with Written on the Workhouse Walls, a fun family trail to celebrate the bicentenary of the Workhouse.

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on
4 Sep to 20 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 34 other dates or times
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
27 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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A Victorian Gentlemen's Guide To Self Defense 

Come and discover the art of self defense Victorian style. An experience where elegance meets empowerment.

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on
28 Sep to 29 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 15:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
25 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
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Workhouse Walkers 

Come and enjoy a social walk around Southwell and discover more of the local area surrounding The Workhouse.

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on
29 Nov 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00