Events

Paupers & Politics

As part of Museums at Night, the Workhouse Storytellers present the story of how the 1851 local by-election led to a scandal at The Workhouse.

  • Fri 15 & Sat 16 May, 6:30 - 8:30pm
  • Adult £10, child £5
  • Booking essential on 0844 2491895 or online

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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