Children in Need
Children learn the old-fashioned way to do the washing
and hang out the whites for all to inspect!
A Victorian school day
A Musical Evening for the Royal Wedding
Santa visits the cottage
Special Events at the Cottage
Throughout the year we hold many
based around themes taken from the life and times of Mrs Smith.
Special activities can sometimes be organised for a
group visit to add some fun to any history curriculum.
Cooperative effort to make a colourful rag rug
A popular event is the
Rag Rug Workshop
- pegging together a rug for the floor from scraps of old material. Visit the
Rag Rug Page
to see the projects.
have proved very popular with children dressing up and making do with the old dolly tub and mangle and bags of 'blue' that were the height of technology - finishing up with hanging everything on the cottage washing line!
You can see the result on the
Due to closure for repairs, no special events can be held at the cottage