The street is set at the turn of the last century, although many of the items are older to show development over time. The ambience is set at teatime on a winter’s evening when the street gas lamps have just been lit. The sounds of children playing, horse-drawn carriages and a ‘knocker-upper’ fill the street. Walk down the street and take a peek inside the many shops and houses, including a toy shop, chemist, grocers, a blacksmiths and an artisan’s cottage.
While you’re in Lark Hill Place why not have a go at our trail (available from 17th October) – Find Famine! Have a go at spotting the tiny copies of one of our best-loved paintings ‘Famine’ – find all the letters to work out the name of the artist. Trails are disposable and you will get your own pencil and sticker so please be assured that this is a safe activity
Add a trail to your bookings for just £2.
Visits available Tuesday to Sunday between 11.30am to 3.30pm in half an hour slots.
Max. of 10 people on each visit. We kindly ask any booking made does not include more than two households.
We ask that you do not make a booking for more than two households in your party. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by someone who is 16 or over and who is responsible for them during their visit. We request that for every 5 children visiting there is at least 1 responsible adult with them.
Visits are free, however, we welcome donations. Your support helps us to deliver a range of educational visits and to produce a changing exhibitions programme.
Please note: the first floor Art Galleries are unavailable to visit at this time due to ongoing building works.
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