Revolting Rivers & Terrible Typhoid: Interactive Victorian workshop with The Drama Hut

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Step back to Victorian England with this interactive workshop led by The Drama Hut. Explore what life was like living and working by the Thames in Victorian times through improvisation and roleplay: visit a Victorian workhouse, become a mudlark and learn just how we coped without sewers!

You will also get the chance to learn a traditional Music Hall song and find out how life in Victorian England was transformed by The Industrial Revolution.

Each workshop runs for one hour and is recommended for children aged 6+


Workshops run from 10.30-11.30, 12.30-1.30 and 2.00-3.00

Tickets are available to buy via Eventbrite (with a booking fee) or in person from the Museum’s Gift Shop.

The Museum is accessible for wheelchair users and baby carriers. There is step-free, level entry access to the Town Hall is via the entrance closest to Carfax (to the left of the main steps as you face the Town Hall). Inside the Museum, Museum Makers is accessible via a platform lift and lift to the basement level. Accessible toilets are available in the Museum (close to Museum Makers) and in the Town Hall on the ground floor, before entering the Museum. Please contact the Museum team if you’d like to talk to a member of staff about your access requirements. Further access information can be found on our website:


Photo consent: Please be aware that photographs will be taken at this event for use in marketing. If you (or a member of your group) would prefer not to be photographed, please let a member of staff know during the event.

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