Pop It In The Christmas Post (KS1/2)

Enter the Victorian world of Rowland Hill at Christmas time.
Discover the story of the world's first Christmas card.

KS1/2 History, Literacy, Maths, Art and Design, Citizenship
Suitable for Years 2 – 6 (differentiated for year group)


In this workshop

Discover how the Penny Black stamp led to a rise in social mail including the world’s first Christmas card, sent in 1843. Find out how many of our festive traditions date from Victorian times. Examine early Christmas cards, and remember to Post Early For Christmas! 

Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in November and December

Duration: 45 minutes

Cost per workshop: £100 +VAT (£120 inc. VAT)

Group size: 35 pupils max, up to 3 classes per day

Adult : pupil ratio KS1 1:4  KS2 1:6 (plus SEND support staff)

Book your visit today

Make a day of your school visit

Book to stay and play in Sorted! The Postal Play Space, and/or ride Mail Rail.