Victorians

Suitable for KS1 and KS2

Local History: The Fonnereau family at Christchurch Mansion

Extending pupils chronological knowledge beyond 1066, this session focuses on what life was like for people living and working in Ipswich during the Victorian era. As a full or half-day visit, it brings the Victorian home to life. Pupils can play the role of servants to complete kitchen and laundry chores, before dressing up at the rich homeowners Mr and Mrs Fonnereau.

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Activities include:

  • Dressing up, making real butter and role-playing the Victorian washing week
  • Using real and replica objects to investigate how Victorian people in Ipswich lived, through the lives of the rich and poor residents of Christchurch Mansion
  • Taking part in deportment activities, silhouette drawing and much more.

Minimum charge may apply. Prices are valid until 31st March 2020.

Minimum and maximum group sizes: 30 to 60 pupils.

Adult:Pupil Ratio: 1:6

Duration: 240 minutes

Christchurch Mansion

Full Day Session

£4.70 per child (Non-Borough School)
£4.20 per child (Ipswich Borough School)

All school, nursery and group visits must be booked in advance.

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 10 working days from the date of your trip. The number of children indicated on the booking form is an approximate. You will only be charged for the number of children who actually visit on the day.

To enquire about a visit or to make a booking please contact us.

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