Bradford's Industrial Revolution

Workshops at Bradford Industrial Museum

To make a booking or for further information and small group rates (15 and under) contact:

Daniel Willoughby, Learning Team Support Officer
Telephone 01274 435865
Email daniel.willoughby@bradford.gov.uk

 

Reception desk Tel: 01274 435900

 

Toy Detectives
KS1
Children discover the difference between toys old and new by taking part in a fun session playing toy detectives and handling authentic toys from Victorian and modern times.
1 hour Education Officer led hands-on workshop
£60 per session (Max 35 pupils)

 

Street Games (March to September)
KS1
What games did children from the past play and how do they differ from today? Children will discover the answer to these questions while enjoying hop-scotch, kick the can, long rope skipping, and whip the top.
1 hour Education Officer led hands-on workshop
£60 per session (Max 35 pupils)

 

Warp and Weft
KS1
In the Weaving Gallery children will learn about the warp and the weft by playing games, seeing a variety of textile machinery and looking at different textures and fabrics. Can be adapted for KS2 - please contact the Education Officers.
1 hour Education Officer led hands-on workshop including textile demonstration.
£60 per session (Max 35 pupils)

 

Washdays
KS1
Children will find out what it was like to do the washing in a back-to-back house in the past, using wash-boards, possers, dolly blue and the mangle.
Education Officer led hands-on workshop.
Classes are asked to be split into 3 or 4 groups, 30 minutes per group.
£60 per session (Max 35 pupils).

 

Victorian Classroom

KS2 At Moorside Board School, the Museum's period classroom, children experience Victorian schooling for themselves, including copywriting with dip-pens and doing sums on slates, singing songs and reciting poems.
2 hour Actor led workshop
£100 per session (Max 35 pupils, resources included)

World War Two Classroom and Evacuees
KS2
Recreate the first lessons experienced by a class of London children evacuated to the countryside with their teacher. 2 hour Actor led workshop
£100 per session (Max 35 pupils, resources included)

  

A Visit to Horses at Work
Enjoy a horse-tram ride with the Horses at Work team and find out how important working horses were in the Victorian era.

Sessions at 11.15am and 1.30pm. Numbers limited to 60 per session so please book early with the Education team. 50p child/concessions, £1 adult.




 
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