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Half Term Activities

Half term is here again so join us at the Cathedral to find out what life was like for children in Victorian Sheffield. Every session includes plenty of hands-on activities and they are all free to attend.

We invite all children to join us to:

  • learn the trade of engraver as an apprentice at James Dixon's silverworks
  • learn copper-plate handwriting
  • train for domestic service
  • polish the silver and do some rag-rugging
  • dress up as a Victorian and explore Sheffield Cathedral’s Victorian heritage


Every session is free to attend.

  • Wednesday 27 May 11am – 1pm
  • Thursday 28 May 10am – 12pm
  • Friday 29 May 10am – 12pm

he guideline age range for many of the activities is 5-12 year olds but there will be something for the whole family!