History, drama & citizenship for KS2 with re–enactors.

Exciting  drama and role play workshops at the Old Gaol (Ely Museum) and Ely Courthouse. Children take part in a staged trial of some of the Littleport and Ely rioters from 1816. poor workers rioted when their demands for a “living wage” to feed their families were ignored by rich land owners. Meet one of the prisoners on his cell in the Goal and find out his fate. Workshop led by re-enactors in costume.

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