The Webb family’s Victorian Christmas



History: Significant individuals, people and places in your own locality

Travel back in time to Newstead Abbey, the Victorian home of the Webb family and characters taken from the census in 1871.

Pupils dress as children of the estate workers permitted into the ‘big house’ to watch preparations for Christmas. A day of role play, experience the wonders of a grand country house with sessions including ‘sugar mice’ making in the Victorian kitchen, Parlour games in the Great Hall, the ‘Magic Lantern’ show and looking at the rooms the children lived in and the toys they would have played with, in the Nursery attics.

Duration: 10am - 2.30pm

Cost per pupil: £10

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