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Prosperity and Poverty in Victorian Northwich

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2024
An exciting day using two great Victorian sites in Northwich. In Victorian Northwich, the salt industry meant work for some and riches for others, but on the edge of town the workhouse awaited the unwary and the unfortunate. Discover the tough life of a salt worker at the Lion Salt Works and the dreadful fate of a pauper in the Northwich union Workhouse. Work or the workhouse?

Anglo-Saxon Settlers

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2024
Meet Ceolwulf, our resident Saxon, find out how his ancestors invaded and about his life in the settlement of Nort Wic in 975.

Viking Raiders and Invaders

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2024
Step into the world of the Vikings with our Viking Trader. Discover fearsome weapons and how to form a shield wall.

The Victorian Workhouse Experience

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2024
Experience the hard life of the poor in Victorian times by visiting the original workhouse for mid-Cheshire.

Prehistoric Britain

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2024
Find out how to survive as a Pre-historic hunter-gatherer and as a Bronze Age farmer.

The Great Fire of London

1 January 2017 - 31 December 2024
Hear first-hand accounts of the Great Fire, try out some 17th Century firefighting techniques and make a fire mark to take back to school.

Toys Through Time

31 August 2023 - 31 December 2024
Explore toys from various time periods and discover how toys have changed over the years.
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