Explore the fascinating world of the Victorian judges at this award-winning historic house.

Playground games

Out in the playground there were plenty of games to entertain. Games with balls, marbles and tops were all popular (see The Judge's Lodging's Victorian Toys - Resources for Teachers). The pictures here show boys racing with hoops and playing leapfrog. There are the instructions for playing hopscotch the Victorian way too. More games for the playground and indoors can be found on this site here.









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Strange But True

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    The Victorian actress Sarah Bernhardt used to sleep in a coffin because she said it helped her to understand the tragic roles she had to play.


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