Enjoy a season of Victorian-inspired activities and workshops at The Postal Museum this Christmas. And for a short time only, the subterranean Mail Rail Ride will get a festive makeover.
Christmas Modern Calligraphy Workshop
Learn the basics of modern calligraphy just in time for Christmas card writing in this practical evening workshop.Read more
Christmas Apothecary: Herbal Tea & Body Scrub Workshop
Learn to make two natural products under the guidance of trained herbalists in this hour-long workshop.Read more
Arts & Crafts: Scented Christmas Card Workshop
Make your own scented card with the wonderful Handmade Apothecary team and waft some Christmas cheer to lucky noses.Read more
Storytelling: Henry Cole’s Christmas
Step back in time with storyteller Olivia Armstrong and discover the story of the world’s first Christmas card.Read more
Arts & Crafts: Festive Thank You’s
Create a postbox-shaped gift bag with a thank you message, inspired by Victorian Christmas boxes given to postmen for their good service. Led by illustrator and author, Salvatore Rubbino.Read more
Arts & Crafts: Festive Wrapping Paper Printing
Discover the joys of wrapping! Use block printing and lino cutting techniques to design your own gift wrap and tags.Read more
Arts & Crafts: First Class Sacks
Christmas stockings overflowing? Personalise your own hessian Santa sack – long used to transport mountains of Christmas mail– in this crafts workshop.Read more
Mail Rail Christmas Ride
For a short time only, the subterranean Mail Rail Ride will get a festive makeover.
The Postal Museum Exhibition
From cryptic Victorian Valentine cards to a lion encountered on Salisbury Plain. There’s nothing ordinary about the story of the post.