Can you spot yourself in costume at a school Victorian day in Days Gone By?
PUBLISHED: 18:00 10 November 2020 | UPDATED: 11:30 11 November 2020
Pupils from Holbrook primary school dressed for their Victorian Day in 2005 Picture: JOHN KERR/ARCHANT
Have you or your family members taken a trip back in time at a school Victorian day?
Children at Hollesley primary school having a Victorian day to celebrate the school's 130 years in 2007 Picture: WENDY TURNER/ARCHANT
Today we are taking a look back at some of these always popular events.
A Victorian day at Elmsett School in November 1990 Picture: ARCHANT
Our photos show children around the area dressing up in period costume and getting a taste of a past way of life. Can you spot yourself, a family member or friend in any of the photos?
Pupils from Saxmundham and Leiston Middle Schools at a Victorian Apprentices day at the Long Shop Museum in Leiston in 2006, with
Trevor Hawkins playing the part of Richard Garrett Picture: SIMON PARKER/ARCHANT
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Some of these events have marked special anniversaries for schools, with pupils trying lessons, games and food as experienced by previous generations of pupils.
Kesgrave Primary School pupils at a
Victorian day at Colne Valley Railway in 2002 Picture: CLIFFORD HICKS/ARCHANT
Others saw children spending a day out at a museum with 19th-century heritage.
Haughley Primary School pupils watching Punch and Judy
at a Victorian day in 2006 Picture: WENDY TURNER/ARCHANT
These included a Victorian Apprentices’ Day at the Long Shop Museum in Leiston, and a day out at the Colne Valley Railway near Halstead.
Victorian day at Downing Primary, Ipswich in 2005 Picture: PHIL MORLEY/ARCHANT
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Pupils from Saxmundham and Leiston Middle Schools taking part in a Victorian Apprentices day at the Long Shop Museum in Leiston in 2006 Picture: SIMON PARKER/ARCHANT
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Pupils at Fairfield Primary School in Felixstowe get into character during their Victorian Day
in 2011 Picture: SIMON PARKER/ARCHANT Victorian Day at St James Middle School in Bury St Edmunds in February 1998 Picture: ARCHANT A
Victorian day at Downing Primary, Ipswich in 2005 Picture: PHIL MORLEY/ARCHANT Pupils and staff from Bramfield Primary School, near Halesworth, celebrate a Victorian day in 2002, at the school's original entrance first used in 1872 Picture: DAVID LENNARD/ARCHANT Pupils at Fairfield Primary School in Felixstowe get into character during their Victorian Day
in 2011 Picture: SIMON PARKER/ARCHANT
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