Discover the Victorians - Key Stage 2

Examine Victorian objects, photographs, maps and documents and enjoy a guided walk to discover the importance of the river and railway to Victorian Henley (workshop will be adapted to suit age group).

Activities include:

  • Comparing and contrasting Victorian portrait photographs with modern ‘snaps’.
  • Comparing and contrasting photographs of Victorian Henley – then and now.
  • Handling Victorian objects; matching them to pictures of people who might have used them and to pictures of the modern comparisons.
  • Comparing and contrasting maps of Victorian and modern Henley.
  • Looking for information on a census page.
  • A walk along the riverside and then into town stopping to look for evidence of Victorian Henley.

Discover the Victorians KS1 workshop summary
Discover the Victorians KS2 workshop summary
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