Manx Tholtans-Rural Life and Folktales- KS1

Manx Tholtan: an abandoned house; a ruin of a building which was once a home; found in the Manx landscape. In this workshop which coincides with a special photographic exhibition, children will discover more about these fascinating buildings and traditional rural life on the Island. Discover more about the people who used to live and work in these remote rural dwellings; explore the atmospheric Folk Life Cottage in the Manx Museum and hear some traditional folk tales. Activities include storytelling, traditional crafts and using primary archival evidence.
Free of charge.
Morning 10am – 11.30am and afternoon 1pm – 2.30pm
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How to apply for your workshop

Click here to download a Workshop Application Form 2017-18. Please ensure you first agree to the Terms and Conditions of the booking stated on the reverse page of the booking application before applying.

Need help with your transport costs for Island schools?

Remember there are subsidies available from DEC for supporting Manx schools’ with transportation to MNH workshops and lectures. Schools should contact Jo Gibson at DEC for more information on how to apply for a travel subsidy.

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