Travel back in time and meet Sara Louise Elmslie (Syrie), wife of Dr Thomas Barnardo, who founded the first ‘Ragged School’ in London.
During this workshop, the children will:
Experience Victorian schooling
Through improvisation and role play, explore life and work by the Thames river including ‘Mudlarking’
Visit a workhouse run by the intimidating ‘Mr Bumble’
Look at Crime and Punishment, in particular relating to children during Victorian Times
Learn a song from the popular Music Hall
Discover how Victorian England was transformed through innovation and The Industrial Revolution and take part in ‘The Great Exhibition of 1851’ with special guest Queen Victoria herself!