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Workhouse Live (February Half Term)

Every Thursday and Saturday in the February half term holidays step back in time at The Workhouse - find and help the inmates doing their daily jobs.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Write on a slate, help with the washing, learn to pick oakum. Ask a pauper a question or take a photograph with the master as you encounter our costumed characters and find out what life was like in The Workhouse. Normal admission charges apply. Last entry one hour before closing.

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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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22 Feb to 21 Jul 2024
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Written on the Workhouse Walls (February Half Term) 

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on
22 Feb to 25 Feb 2024
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10:30 to 16:00
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Conservation in Action (February Half Term) 

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on
22 Feb to 23 Feb 2024
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13:00 to 15:00
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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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28 Feb to 22 Mar 2024
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10:30 to 16:00
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