9 April—26 October 2018

Discover: The Victorian schoolroom

Discover what it was like to go to school in Victorian times with a lesson in our recreated schoolroom – complete with blackboard and easel, abacus, inkwell and a dunce hat.

The children will:

  • Dress in period costume
  • Role-play lessons led by a costumed interpreter
  • Learn various lessons appropriate to the period. This may include: Handwriting using a slate; Arithmetic; Reading; Spelling; Drill (PE); Object drawing; Learning by rote.

Suitable for: Year 1-6
Duration: 1 hour
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session

Session availability

These workshops run on Thursdays and Fridays between April and October 2018.  There are two session at 11am-12pm and 12.30pm-1.30pm.  Further sessions may be available.

A Lunch space is only available for groups booking workshops.

Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? Enjoy it in Blaise Castle Estate

Learning enquiry form

Please complete this form to start the booking process.

Your name
Providing a range of dates will help us find a suitable workshop as they book up quickly
Available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery only. Complimentary use when booking a workshop. Charged at £1 per child for independent visits.