19 April—8 December 2021

Workshop: Time Travellers – Bristol in the 1700s

Step back in time to Bristol in the 1700s. Discover family life in a wealthy Georgian household, the famous people who visited, and the amazing events which shaped the city we know today.

Children will:

  • Dress in replica 18th century costume
  • Role-play life below stairs with a costumed interpreter and trying simple household tasks
  • Compare and contrast the lives of people in the 1700s with people in Bristol today
  • Explore the house using themed activity boxes to learn about the significant people who visited, such as poet William Wordsworth and campaigner Hannah More, and about important local events

Suitable for: Year 1–4
Duration: 75 minutes
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session

Session availability:

This workshop is bookable on Mondays and Tuesdays between April and December 2020.  We have two sessions available at 11am-12.15pm and 12.30pm-1.45pm.

Please note, we are only able to accommodate one class of up to 35 children in The Georgian House Museum at any one time.

Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? Enjoy it at Brandon Hill off Great George Street.

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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.

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