We Are Not Amused Fun Day – Sat 23 November

Join us for a fun day of humour!

Activities include family-friendly workshops on Victorian joke-writing, tours of the ‘We Are Not Amused!’ exhibition, and training to become ‘Joke Detectives.’ In the evening, Greg Jenner (Horrible Histories) will appear in-conversation, and Iszi Lawrence (Radio 4’s Making History) will host a live comedy performance.

Daytime Activities

Drop in, free

11:30, 2pm, 4pm – Exhibition Tours

12-5pm – ‘Victorian Cartooning’ for families

12:30 -2pm – ‘The Miseries of Human Life’ joke-writing workshop

2pm -5pm – ‘Joke Detectives’ – unearth old jokes from our archive

Evening Activities

 In Conversation with Greg Jenner

6pm – 7.30pm

Join Dr Bob Nicholson (Lecturer at Edge Hill University) historian of Victorian Pop Culture as he interviews Greg Jenner, the historical consultant for Horrible Histories

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 Z-List, Dead-List

8pm – 9.30pm

A comedy show in which stand-up Iszi Lawrence (Radio 4’s Making History) challenges performers to champion the cause of neglected figures from history.

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Posted on 22 November 2019 under General news

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