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Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club

The worst jobs in history for childrenVile Victorians_BHMKC
Saturday 8 October; 1pm - 2.30pm
Discover the worst jobs for children during the Victorian period! Many Victorian children were poor and worked to help their families. Children worked on farms, in homes as servants and in factories. Even making everyday items for the home could be fatal - the porcelain industry with its lead glaze, wallpaper making with arsenic in the green dyes, match making using sulphur. How long would you survive!

Cost: £5 per child (includes one free accompanying adult).

Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club is for young people 8+ who love history and like to have fun while learning about it. We travel back through time to discover the past and its people encompassing all periods of history from the deepest Stone Age to the home front in Epsom during World War 2. The Club meets on the second or third Saturday of each month at Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 1UF between 1 and 2.30pm and costs £5 per child for each session. There is no joining fee and you are welcome to just come to the meetings that interest you.

To book spaces, for more information or to be added to our e-mailing list please contact David Brooks on email:  Tel: 020 8394 1734 or visit


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