Explore the traditions and customs of a Victorian Christmas through a series of interactive role-play activities.
You will be welcomed to Blaise Castle House by housekeeper Mrs Hester Fenn and take part in several role-play, object handling and discovery activities. The session ends with the singing of traditional carols. An additional self-guided activity will introduce your class to other aspects of Victorian life.
‘Tis the season to be jolly!’
- Handle real and replica Victorian artefacts
- Create a Christmas craft to take home
- Learn about traditional Victorian Christmas food and identify the different spices used in cooking
- Learn the significance of, and practice singing, Victorian carols
Suitable for: Year 1 – 4
Duration: 90 minutes
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session
We have a limited number of Victorian Christmas school workshops available this festive season. These workshops run on Thursdays and Fridays between November and December 2019.
We have two sessions available at 11am-12.30pm and 12.30pm-2pm. Further sessions may be available upon request.
Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? Enjoy it in Blaise Castle Estate. A Lunch space is only available for groups booking workshops.
“We’ve had a great time. My favourite year 1 trip, really well organised.”
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