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We can offer to your site the following living history:


Military: Hatter, grenadier, baggage, sailor.


Civilian everyday life and living: cooking, homes & lighting, pastimes, toys and childhood, perfume & cosmetics, writing.


Events: Slave trade, Jacobite Rebellion, seven years war, 18th century tavern, coffee house, tea party, Christmas, Battle of Culloden.


Trades: brewer, farming,  fishing, trader, priest, teacher, cloth merchant, servant, inn keeping, explorer, gardeners, night soilsman, grave digging, rat catching, builder, canal worker, baker, chandler, Navvy workers, parish clerk, church warden, overseer of the poor, surveyor of highways, parish constable.


Practical sessions: Cannon loading, musket drill and have-a-go craft activities


Crafts: Dyeing, weaving, braiding, spinning, fuller, brick making


Medical: wise woman, quack, apothecary, physician, barber, surgeon, midwifery.


 Worst Jobs: in children's history


Presentations: The Horrid History of Food.


Fashion: Clothes, accessories, hair & make up to presentations including: “what a load of pants”- a historical look at underpants and “It kills to look this good” - a look at the dangerous things used to look beautiful


Recycle & sustainability: a look at how our ancestors never wasted anything


Crime & Punishment: night watch man, smuggling, thief taker, highwaymen & women, conspirators, pirates, gaoler, executioner, customs officer, wrecker, bow street runner.


Famous Characters: Hannah Snell, Capability Brown, John Wesley, James Brindley, Dick Turpin


 Strolling Characters: Roam your attraction chatting to visitors
Thank you for your support during our Heritage Open day weekend. Without the contribution you made, the event would not be able to attract as many people as it does and would not have the variety I feel is essential. See you next year!

The Guildhall, Worcester