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The Victorians at Work & Play – GI 19 761 (Face to Face)

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25 November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Daphne Jefferis BA (Hons) PGCEA & Jenny Frendo BA

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Date: 25 November 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Length of Course:
1 Wednesday
£17.10 – £20.55
Reference Code:
GI 19 761
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


This course will address the changes to social conditions and the use of leisure time as society became increasingly industrialised during the Victorian era. We will examine the work of significant reformers such as Lord Shaftesbury, Caroline Norton and Josephine Butler. The course will also be richly illustrated with works by artists such as G. F. Watts, William Holman Hunt and William Powell Frith, who were increasingly aware of the social conditions of their time.

Please note that special measures have been put into place to mitigate the risk of Coronavirus infection when attending our face-to-face lectures. A one-way system will be in place to control infection risk around the building. Increased cleaning routines and surface cleaning between classes will also be in place.

In the classroom, hand sanitiser will be available and we will ensure a minimum distance of 1 metre between participants, which will be increased if possible. We will pay special attention to ventilation and all participants will be asked to wear a face covering at all times. The tutor will be at a minimum distance of 2 metres from participants at all times and will not be required to wear a face covering to avoid communication problems.


The Victorians at Work & Play

William Powell Frith. The Crossing Sweeper, 1858. Oil on canvas. 43 x 35.5 cm. Museum of London.

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