The Victorians

An interactive session looking at the home, work and school life of rich and poor children. This session can be held either at the Museum or in your school, and we can adapt the session for older or younger children.

Please get in touch for details: mailto:amanda.pettey@farnhammaltings.com

Option 1

All Day Activity Session at the Museum (3 hours + 1 hour lunch)

  • Victorian Schoolroom
  • Drill
  • Writing with dip pens
  • Housekeeper’s Tour
  • Victorian Mystery Objects: Children explore objects through drama and role play

Dressing Up – the Victorian schoolroom activity is always most effective and memorable when the children and staff (if possible) are dressed in Victorian-style clothes. For Girls – long skirts, white aprons, shawls and mop caps. For Boys – flat caps, shirts and waistcoats. The museum does have a small collection of Victorian clothes available for children who are not able to come in costume.

Cost: £4.50 per child. Minimum charge for group £99, includes cost of all materials

Maximum 40 children per session

Option 2

In School ( 1 hour)

A Victorian teacher will come in role to teach your class. Activities include:-

  • Victorian Etiquette
  • Handwriting practice on slates
  • Grammar
  • Money
  • Either a Geography or History lesson
  • Drill

Cost:- £1.50 per child. Minimum charge per group £40

Maximum 35 children per session

Option 3

In School ( 2 hours)

  • Victorian Schoolroom ( for activities – see above)
  • Victorian Mystery Objects: Children explore objects through drama and role play

Cost: £3 per child.  Minimum charge per group £80

Maximum 35 children per session

Mileage charged for schools 10+ from Farnham

 

Education Booking Enquiry

To enquire about booking this session please fill in the form below.