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

Character days in August

Our paupers have strict timetables to follow. Meet them in the house and help them with their jobs on Mondays. On Fridays, one of the paupers has been granted special permission to take you around The Workhouse and on Saturdays they'll help you pick your own in the garden.

  • Mondays, 12noon - 4pm
  • Fridays, tour starts at 11.15am
  • Saturdays, 12noon - 4pm

 

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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