Step back in time as Great Cressingham Victorian school holds open weekend

The Victorian School in Great Cressingham will be holding an open weekend on March 3 and 4. Picture:

The Victorian School in Great Cressingham will be holding an open weekend on March 3 and 4. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

Visitors will be taken back to school during the Victorian period when a Norfolk attraction open its doors.

The Victorian School in Great Cressingham will be holding an open weekend on March 3 and 4. Picture

The Victorian School in Great Cressingham will be holding an open weekend on March 3 and 4. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

Great Cressingham Victorian School is inviting people to explore the building and find out about school life during the era.

People can take part in a lesson, see the natural history exhibits and artefacts and watch a science experiment.

The open days will be held on Saturday and Sunday March 3 and 4 from 12pm until 5pm.

Run by Sally North and her husband Tom, the pair bought the former school building and have been opening it up for school and group visits fro 23 years.


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Entrance to the museum is free, donations will be made to Save the Children, and there will be hot drinks and cake.

The school building is found on The Street in Great Cressingham, near Watton.

For more information call Sally North on 01328 838230 or visit the Great Cressingham Victorian School website.

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