Victorian Christmas

Workshop title

Victorian Christmas

Key stage 1 & 2
Delivered at

St John's House Museum, Warwick

Duration 3 hours, from 10.15 am to 14.15 pm
Workshop outline

Help Miss Skarritt, Queen Victoria's dresser, design some new Christmas bloomers for the Queen. Learn about Victorian Christmas traditions to help you create your design. Meet our Victorian school ma'am Miss Roach and experience a Victorian lesson from 1888. Learn how the Victorians made Christmas pudding with Mrs Danvers the cook. Each class will take one home to cook. Meet the St John's gardener and learn about other Victorian Christmas traditions, including why we decorate our houses with greenery. Make a Christmas cornucopia. Share your ideas for decorating Queen Victoria's bloomers, sing carols and help to decorate the St John's Christmas tree before you go home.