Time Travellers' Club

Event Date: 
05/03/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Exeter Cathedral

VULGAR VICTORIANS Find out what Victorian children did for fun! Have a go at creating an optical illusion and then make your own Victorian toy to take home.

Come along to explore the fascinating and gruesome parts of history Travel back in time to a different period of history every week with themed crafts, costumes, and horrible history facts!

Each session takes place in the Pearson Education Centre between 10.00 and 12.00, and children can be dropped off and left for the entire session.

Exhibition reveals how Victorian artists reawakened the Gothic in the South West

From the spires of Truro Cathedral, to the rose window of Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM), the South West boasts some of the finest medieval-style architecture in Britain – yet these landmarks were built in the 19th century. A new exhibition at the RAMM investigates how the Victorian mania for all things Gothic created some of the century’s most impressive architecture, art, and literature – and in the process transformed the West Country. Two experts in Victorian literature and history at the University of Exeter have a new book ‘Art and Soul: Victorian and the Gothic’ which...