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The Victorians

Join Victorian house keeper Dotty who cleans the homes of the high society in Victorian Britain. With her help discover what is was like for children growing up during the Victorian period, from workhouses to a strict Victorian school. 
Key objectives


  • To experience being a student in a Victorian school

  • To explore a workhouse and meet the infamous Mr Bumble

  • To learn about the ragged school and the founder Mr Barnardo

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To encourage team work and creativity

  • To recreate scenes from Oliver Twist

  • To have lots of FUN!


Our requirements

We can deliver this workshop in 60 min sessions, half day or full day sessions. We offer a half day or a full day of workshops. Over the course of a full day we can see up to 4 classes ( hour long sessions) or 2 classes (more intense two hour long sessions) or 1 class (Full day option) 


Number of students            -         35 per class

Length of workshop            -         60, 120 mins  or a full day


Suitable for                         -          KS1 & KS2 

Cost half day                      -           From £200.00

Cost full day                       -           From £375.00 (Plus travel) 



Ideally a school hall so the children can move around freely, or a large classroom with tables and chairs moved to the side.

Queen Victoria
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