Lord Mayor to visit Victorian Christmas

Croxteth Hall in the snow

Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Councillor Erica Kemp will visit the Victorian Christmas education programme on Wednesday (10 December) which takes place annually at Croxteth Hall.

Councillor Kemp said: “I am very much looking forward to going along and experiencing a Victorian Christmas at such a wonderful venue.

“This programme is hugely successful year after year and I hope that the school children who attend this year find it fun and rewarding as well as informative.

“This is a great opportunity for local school children to get away from the classroom for the day and engage in something unique and different.

“I hope that all the children taking part in this wonderful event appreciates just how different and easier life is for them today than it was during the Victorian era.”

Put together by the Ranger services, this is a chance for school children from all over the North West to go to ‘work’ as domestic servants for the Earl of Sefton, stepping back in time to take part in a living history programme.

Every year the event sells out and over three thousand children will attend this year with members of the Ranger service, staff and volunteers also taking part by taking on various roles around the household from the Earl to kitchen staff, maids and butlers.

Pupils will be on hand to serve up home-made mince pies and truffles to the Lord Mayor.