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Living History: Strike A Light! – A Match Girl’s Story

Living History: Strike A Light! – A Match Girl’s Story

Meet Maggie McCallow, a Victorian match girl involved in the match factory strike of 1888 and find out how she campaigned for better rights for workers.

Living History workshops use performance, interactive drama activities and gallery exploration to bring learning to life.

Meet Maggie McCallow, a Victorian match girl involved in the match factory strike of 1888 and find out how she campaigned for better rights for workers.

Find out more about this session and how it links to the National Curriculum:

PHM Strike a Light! – Teachers’ Notes

 

Our Living History sessions take place in our purpose built Mini Theatre space in Main Gallery One. This gallery is open to all our visitors during performances. Whilst we endeavour to keep any external noise during a performance to a minimum, please be aware at times there may be external noise from other visitors in the galleries.

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